Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - SAMOA ISLANDS REGION on Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.8 - SAMOA ISLANDS REGION, mercoledì, 03 settembre 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.8 - SAMOA ISLANDS REGION, mercoledì, 03 settembre 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 2 km depth

3 Sep 09:10 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 1 ora e 27 minuti.
Data & ora: 3 Sep 2014 07:43:30 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 5.8
Profondità: 2.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 14,99°S / 173,44°W (Samoa)
Vulcano più vicino: West Mata (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km NNE da Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815)
184 km SW da Vailoa (pop: 769)
185 km SSW da Asau (pop: 6,640)
199 km SW da Mulifanua (pop: 4,510)
204 km SSW da Safotu (pop: 1,210)
216 km SW da Afega (Malie) (pop: 1,900)
221 km SW da Apia (pop: 40,400)
709 km NNE da Nuku‘alofa (Nuku'alofa, Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3,2 x 1013 joules (8,78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0,5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.810 kmTonga IslandsGFZ
M 5.710 km107km NNE of Hihifo, TongaUSGS
M 5.520 kmSamoa IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake SAMOA ISLANDS REGION 3 September 07:43 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 21 Oct 2014 15:44 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Oct 2014 19:01 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    20.4 km (12.7 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Oct 2014 09:24 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Sep 2014 11:34 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Sep 2014 08:13 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - SAMOA ISLANDS REGION on Wednesday, 3 September 2014 at 07:43 (GMT)
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