Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - Tonga, 299 km WSW of Apia (Tuamasaga, Samoa), martes, 29 sep. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - Tonga, 299 km WSW of Apia (Tuamasaga, Samoa), martes, 29 sep. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Sep 20:32 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 1 hora y 31 minutos.
30 Sep 01:00: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 15.2 km (9.4 mi) al O.
Fecha & hora: 29 Sep 2020 07:01:17 UTC -
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15,12°S / 174,2°W (Tonga)
Volcán mas cercano: Tafu-Maka (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km al NNW de Hihifo (pop: 815)
245 km al SW de Asau (Samoa) (pop: 6,640)
268 km al SW de Safotu (Samoa) (pop: 1,210)
274 km al WSW de Mulifanua (Samoa) (pop: 4,510)
292 km al WSW de Afega (Malie, Samoa) (pop: 1,900)
299 km al WSW de Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400)
393 km al N de Neiafu (pop: 4,320)
704 km al ENE de Labasa (Fiyi) (pop: 27,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 10 m/s (20 kts) from ENE
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC
Energía liberada estimada: 2,8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.110 km102 Km NNW of Hihifo, TongaEMSC
M 5.110 km93 Km NNW of Hihifo, TongaUSGS
M 4.810 km95 Km NNW of Hihifo, TongaGFZ

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Aftershocks of the M 5.1 terremoto: Tonga, 299 km southwest de Apia (Tuamasaga, Samoa) Tue, 29 Sep 19h01

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - Tonga, 299 km WSW of Apia (Tuamasaga, Samoa), martes, 29 sep. 2020
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profundidad
    |
    Age
    |
    Distancia
    | Details
  • 19 ago 2018 00:19
    | 8.1 |
    566km / 352mi
    |
    hace 2 años
    |
    542km / 337mi
    | Fiji Islands Region
  • 29 sep 2009 17:48
    | 8.1 |
    18km / 11,2mi
    |
    hace 11 años
    |
    230km / 143mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 30 abr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    hace 102 años
    |
    402km / 250mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 03 may 2006 15:26
    | 8.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    hace 15 años
    |
    564km / 350mi
    | Tonga
  • 26 jun 1917 05:49
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9,3mi
    |
    hace 103 años
    |
    81km / 50mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 06 sep 2018 15:49
    | 7.8 |
    640km / 398mi
    |
    hace 2 años
    |
    789km / 490mi
    | Fiji Islands
  • 14 oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    hace 23 años
    |
    822km / 511mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 dic 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    hace 45 años
    |
    225km / 140mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 14 dic 1950 01:52
    | 7.8 |
    216km / 134mi
    |
    hace 70 años
    |
    540km / 336mi
    | Tonga
  • 01 ene 1919 03:00
    | 7.8 |
    485km / 301mi
    |
    hace 102 años
    |
    624km / 388mi
    | Fiji Region
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