Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 215 km NE of Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, domingo, 04 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 215 km NE of Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, domingo, 04 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

4 Oct 23:33 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 13 minutos.
5 Oct 10:12: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 28 km (17.4 mi) al WNW.
Fecha & hora: 4 Oct 2020 11:20:55 UTC -
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 20,03°S / 173,51°W (Tonga)
Volcán mas cercano: Kao (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km al ESE de Pangai (pop: 1,740)
161 km al SSE de Neiafu (pop: 4,320)
208 km al NE de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240)
210 km al NE de Lapaha (pop: 8,000)
215 km al NE de Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400)
392 km al WSW de Alofi (Niue) (pop: 624)
454 km al S de Hihifo (pop: 815)
714 km al SSW de Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 24.8°C (77 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 12 m/s (23 kts) from E
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 1012 joules (1,11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.210 km91 Km ESE of Pangai, TongaGFZ
M 5.010 km5.3 TongaEMSC
M 5.163 km98 Km E of Pangai, TongaGeoAu
M 4.910 km126 Km E of Pangai, TongaUSGS
M 5.473 km53 Km SE of Pangai, TongaBMKG
M 5.473 km53 Km SE of Pangai, TongaBMKG

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Aftershocks of the M 5.2 terremoto: 215 km northeast de Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga Sun, 4 Oct 23h20

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 215 km NE of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, domingo, 04 oct. 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
    |
    549km / 341mi
    | Fiji Islands Region
  • 29 sep 2009 17:48
    | 8.1 |
    18km / 11,2mi
    |
    hace 11 años
    |
    527km / 327mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 30 abr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    hace 102 años
    |
    214km / 133mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 03 may 2006 15:26
    | 8.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    hace 15 años
    |
    66km / 41mi
    | Tonga
  • 26 jun 1917 05:49
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9,3mi
    |
    hace 104 años
    |
    589km / 366mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 06 sep 2018 15:49
    | 7.8 |
    640km / 398mi
    |
    hace 2 años
    |
    779km / 484mi
    | Fiji Islands
  • 09 dic 2007 07:28
    | 7.8 |
    153km / 95mi
    |
    hace 13 años
    |
    780km / 485mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (New Zealand)
  • 14 oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    hace 23 años
    |
    409km / 254mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 dic 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    hace 45 años
    |
    433km / 269mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 11 oct 1975 14:35
    | 7.8 |
    9km / 5,6mi
    |
    hace 45 años
    |
    566km / 352mi
    | South of Tonga
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