Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - , 679 km southwest da Nuku\'alofa (Tongatapu, Tonga), venerdì, 23 ottobre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - , 679 km southwest da Nuku\'alofa (Tongatapu, Tonga), venerdì, 23 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 487 km depth

23 Oct 07:09 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GEONET (NZ) dopo 5 minuti.
23 Oct 07:10: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.4 a 5.3.
23 Oct 07:16: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.3 a 5.4. Profondità ricalcolata da 520.2 a 486.6 km (da 323 a 302 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 70 km (43 mi) al NO.
23 Oct 07:18: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.4 a 5.3.
Data & ora: 23 Oct 2020 07:04:31 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 23 Oct 8:04 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitudine: 5.3
Profondità: 486.6 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 25,65889°S / 179,67725°W (international territory)
Vulcano più vicino: Monowai (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
679 km SW da Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
681 km SW da ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240)
689 km SW da Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100)
849 km SW da Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740)
851 km S da Levuka (Lomaiviti, Figi) (pop: 8,360)
858 km SSE da Suva (Figi) (pop: 77,400)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 20.7°C (69 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from ESE
Fonte dati primaria: GEONET (NZ)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5,6 x 1012 joules (1,56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.3487 km- south of the Fiji IslandsGEONET (NZ)
M 6.1464 kmSouth Of Fiji IslandsEMSC
M 6.1457 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsGFZ
M 5.7436 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsBMKG
M 6.0466 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsGeoAu
M 6.1464 kmSouth of the Fiji IslandsUSGS
M 6.1460 kmSouth of Fiji Islands [Sea]INGV

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Java / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / very short : not less than 6 mag i think.. | One user found this interesting.
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake , 679 km southwest of Nuku'alofa (Tongatapu, Tonga), 23 Oct 8:04 pm (GMT +13)

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