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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Samoa Islands Region on Friday, 8 November 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.8 quake: 98km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga (Samoa), 8 Nov 2019 09:41, which had occurred 6 heures earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Samoa Islands Region on Friday, 8 November 2019
8 Nov 16:02 UTC: Premier à signaler: GeoAu après 10 minutes.
Nov 11 00:17: Magnitude recalculée de 5.5 à 5.4.
Profondeur recalculée de 59.9 à 24.4 km.
Date & time: Friday, 8 November 2019 15:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 24.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.735°S / 172.93°W (Samoa)
Nearest volcano: Curacoa (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km NE de Hihifo (pop: 800)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 8 Nov 15:52 UTCM 5.4 / 24.4 kmSamoa Islands RegionGeoAu
Fri, 8 Nov 15:52 UTCM 5.2 / 40 kmTonga Islands (Samoa)GFZ
Fri, 8 Nov 15:52 UTCM 5.4 / 48 kmSamoa Islands RegionEMSC
2019-11-08 03:52:46 -12:00 (8 Nov 15:52:46 UTC)M 5.2 / 35 km73km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga (Samoa)USGS
Fri, 8 Nov 15:52 UTCM 5.6 / 10 kmTonga Islands (Samoa)BMKG

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Samoa Islands Region on Friday, 8 November 2019
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 19 Aug 2018 00:19
    | 8.1 |
    566km / 352mi
    |
    il y a 2 ans
    |
    624km / 388mi
    | Fiji Islands Region
  • 29 Sep 2009 17:48
    | 8.1 |
    18km / 11.2mi
    |
    il y a 11 ans
    |
    94km / 58mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 30 Apr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    il y a 102 ans
    |
    294km / 183mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 03 May 2006 15:26
    | 8.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    il y a 14 ans
    |
    511km / 318mi
    | Tonga
  • 26 Jun 1917 05:49
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    il y a 103 ans
    |
    130km / 81mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 06 Sep 2018 15:49
    | 7.8 |
    640km / 398mi
    |
    il y a 2 ans
    |
    884km / 549mi
    | Fiji Islands
  • 14 Oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    il y a 23 ans
    |
    815km / 507mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 Dec 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    il y a 45 ans
    |
    77km / 48mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 14 Dec 1950 01:52
    | 7.8 |
    216km / 134mi
    |
    il y a 70 ans
    |
    541km / 336mi
    | Tonga
  • 01 Jan 1919 03:00
    | 7.8 |
    485km / 301mi
    |
    il y a 102 ans
    |
    678km / 421mi
    | Fiji Region
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