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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, on Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 at 11:00 am (GMT +13) -

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, on Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 at 11:00 am (GMT +13) Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, on Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 at 11:00 am (GMT +13)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 230 km depth

22 Oct 22:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 15 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 22, 2021 22:00:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 at 11:00 am (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 230.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.91°S / 175.18°W (South Pacific Ocean, Tonga)
Antipode: 17.91°N / 4.82°E
Nearest volcano: Fonualei (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
151 km (94 mi) WNW of Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NNW of Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) SSW of Hihifo (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) N of Kolonga (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) N of Nukalofa (Nuku'alofa) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) N of Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (237 mi) N of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
508 km (316 mi) SE of Alo (Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 239) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 24.8°C (77 F), humidity: 63%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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4.9230 kmTonga IslandsBMKG

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