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Latest quakes in or near Amsterdam Island, Tongatapu, in the past 30 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Feb 4, 2023 16:51 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 30 days:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 1 quake between magnitude 4 and 5
In the past 30 days, Amsterdam Island was shaken by 3 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above and 1 quake of magnitude 4.7.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.2 | South Pacific Ocean, 157 km SE of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu -

Recent quakes above magnitude 4.0 in or near Amsterdam Island, Tongatapu (updated )

Past 24 hours1 quake0 quakes M2+0 quakes M3+0 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 7 days1 quake0 quakes M2+0 quakes M3+0 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 30 days4 quakes0 quakes M2+0 quakes M3+1 quake M4+3 quakes M5+
Past 90 days15 quakes0 quakes M2+0 quakes M3+8 quakes M4+7 quakes M5+
Past 365 days59 quakes0 quakes M2+0 quakes M3+41 quakes M4+18 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (4 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Tuesday, January 24, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 24, 2023 7:15 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 24, 2023 06:15 GMT)
4.7

44 km
South Pacific Ocean, 112 km south of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Sunday, January 22, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 22, 2023 3:48 pm (GMT +13) (Jan 22, 2023 02:48 GMT)
5.0

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 151 km east of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Thursday, January 19, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 20, 2023 6:52 am (GMT +13) (Jan 19, 2023 17:52 GMT)
5.0

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 99 km east of Lapaha, Tongatapu More
Saturday, February 4, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 4, 2023 6:09 pm (GMT +13) (Feb 4, 2023 05:09 GMT)
5.2

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 157 km southeast of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 8.7 x 1012 joules (2.41 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2074 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Folaha (Nukuhetulu) (TNG1/YC network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Folaha (Nukuhetulu): seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Amsterdam Island Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Amsterdam Island?

The last earthquake in Amsterdam Island occurred 12 hours ago: Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 157 km southeast of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, on Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 at 6:09 pm (GMT +13).

How many quakes were there in Amsterdam Island past month?

In the past 30 days, Amsterdam Island, Tongatapu had 4 quakes up to magnitude 5.2.

What was the strongest quake in Amsterdam Island past month?

The strongest earthquake in Amsterdam Island past month occurred 12 hours ago: Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 157 km southeast of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, on Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 at 6:09 pm (GMT +13).

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