Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 209 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, on 26 Apr 10:07 am (GMT +13) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 209 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, on 26 Apr 10:07 am (GMT +13)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Apr 21:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 45 minutes.
26 Apr 02:28: Epicenter location corrected by 39 km (24 mi) towards NNE.
Date & time: 25 Apr 2021 21:07:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 26 Apr 10:07 am (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.9031°S / 173.3611°W (South Pacific Ocean, Samoa)
Nearest volcano: West Mata (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km (106 mi) SW of Vailoa (pop: 769) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SSW of Asau (pop: 6,640) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) SW of Mulifanua (pop: 4,510) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SSW of Safotu (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SW of Afega (Malie) (pop: 1,900) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SW of Apia (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) WSW of Lufilufi (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) WSW of Tāfuna (Tualauta, American Samoa) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) WSW of Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, American Samoa) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) ESE of Mata-Utu (Hahake, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.710 km86 Km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga, SamoaUSGS
4.710 kmTONGA, SamoaEMSC
5.010 kmTonga Islands, SamoaGeoAu

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