Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.9 - 125 km southeast da Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga, sabato, 17 ottobre 2020 -

Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.9 - 125 km southeast da Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga, sabato, 17 ottobre 2020

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Oct 06:07 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 49 minuti.
Data & ora: 17 Oct 2020 05:19:09 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 17 Oct 6:19 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitudine: 4.9
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 19,5111°S / 173,2166°W (Tonga)
Vulcano più vicino: Late (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km ENE da Pangai (pop: 1,740)
125 km SE da Neiafu (pop: 4,320)
264 km NE da Kolonga (pop: 1,100)
272 km NE da ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240)
275 km NE da Nuku‘alofa (Nuku'alofa) (pop: 22,400)
400 km S da Hihifo (pop: 815)
650 km SSW da Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400)
856 km ESE da Labasa (Figi) (pop: 27,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 25.9°C (79 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from NNE
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1,4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [saperne di più]
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 4.910 km123 Km ENE of Pangai, TongaUSGS
M 4.910 km116 Km SE of Neiafu, TongaEMSC
M 4.910 kmTonga Islands RegionGFZ

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 125 km southeast of Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga, on 17 Oct 6:19 pm (GMT +13)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profondità
    |
    Age
    |
    Distanza
    | Details
  • 19 Aug 2018 00:19
    | 8.1 |
    566km / 352mi
    |
    2 anni fa
    |
    558km / 347mi
    | Fiji Islands Region
  • 29 Sep 2009 17:48
    | 8.1 |
    18km / 11.2mi
    |
    11 anni fa
    |
    463km / 288mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 30 Apr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    102 anni fa
    |
    149km / 92mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 03 May 2006 15:26
    | 8.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    15 anni fa
    |
    121km / 75mi
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    | 8.0 |
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    |
    103 anni fa
    |
    532km / 331mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 06 Sep 2018 15:49
    | 7.8 |
    640km / 398mi
    |
    2 anni fa
    |
    800km / 497mi
    | Fiji Islands
  • 09 Dec 2007 07:28
    | 7.8 |
    153km / 95mi
    |
    13 anni fa
    |
    845km / 525mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (New Zealand)
  • 14 Oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    23 anni fa
    |
    469km / 291mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 Dec 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    45 anni fa
    |
    370km / 230mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 11 Oct 1975 14:35
    | 7.8 |
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    |
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    |
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