Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.2 - 215 km northeast da Nuku‘alofa, Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, domenica, 04 ottobre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.2 - 215 km northeast da Nuku‘alofa, Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, domenica, 04 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

4 Oct 23:33 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 13 minuti.
5 Oct 10:12: Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 28 km (17.4 mi) al WNW.
Data & ora: 4 Oct 2020 11:20:55 UTC -
Magnitudine: 5.2
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 20,03°S / 173,51°W (Tonga)
Vulcano più vicino: Kao (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km ESE da Pangai (pop: 1,740)
161 km SSE da Neiafu (pop: 4,320)
165 km E da Ha'apai
203 km NE da Kolonga (pop: 1,100)
208 km NE da ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240)
215 km NE da Nuku‘alofa (Nuku'alofa) (pop: 22,400)
454 km S da Hihifo (pop: 815)
714 km SSW da 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
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4 x 1012 joules (1,11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [saperne di più]
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
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 5.2 quake 215 km northeast of Nuku‘alofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, 4 October 23:20 UTC

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 215 km northeast of Nuku‘alofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, on Sunday, 4 October 2020 at 23:20 (GMT)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profondità
    |
    Age
    |
    Distanza
    | Details
  • 19 Aug 2018 00:19
    | 8.1 |
    566km / 352mi
    |
    2 anni fa
    |
    549km / 341mi
    | Fiji Islands Region
  • 29 Sep 2009 17:48
    | 8.1 |
    18km / 11.2mi
    |
    11 anni fa
    |
    527km / 327mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 30 Apr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    102 anni fa
    |
    214km / 133mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 03 May 2006 15:26
    | 8.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    15 anni fa
    |
    66km / 41mi
    | Tonga
  • 26 Jun 1917 05:49
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    103 anni fa
    |
    589km / 366mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 06 Sep 2018 15:49
    | 7.8 |
    640km / 398mi
    |
    2 anni fa
    |
    779km / 484mi
    | Fiji Islands
  • 09 Dec 2007 07:28
    | 7.8 |
    153km / 95mi
    |
    13 anni fa
    |
    780km / 485mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (New Zealand)
  • 14 Oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    23 anni fa
    |
    409km / 254mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 Dec 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    45 anni fa
    |
    433km / 269mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 11 Oct 1975 14:35
    | 7.8 |
    9km / 5.6mi
    |
    45 anni fa
    |
    566km / 352mi
    | South of Tonga
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