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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 156km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga on Saturday, 2 November 2013

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 156km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga on Saturday, 2 November 2013

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake: 151km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga, 2 Nov 2013 18h53, which had occurred 12 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - 156km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga on Saturday, 2 November 2013
2 Nov 19:27 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 21 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 2 November 2013 19:05 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, November 02, 2013 07:05:56
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.2283°S / 172.6304°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 18.325°S/174.365°W (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km SE de Neiafu (pop: 4,300)
192 km NE de Pangai (pop: 1,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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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.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 2 Nov 19:05 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmTonga Islands RegionGFZ
Sat, 2 Nov 19:05 UTCM 5.5 / 20 km TONGA REGIONEMSC
Sat, 2 Nov 19:05 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km156km ESE of Neiafu, TongaUSGS
Sat, 2 Nov 19:05 UTCM 5.6Tonga Islands RegionGeoAu

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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 156km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga on Saturday, 2 November 2013

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