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Past earthquakes in Amsterdam Island, Tongatapu: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Nov 29, 2022 17:55 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 13 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 24 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
In 2021, Amsterdam Island was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.0, 13 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 24 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.0 | South Pacific Ocean, 102 km SE of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu -

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Date and timeMag
Depth
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Monday, December 27, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 28, 2021 12:34 am (GMT +13) (Dec 27, 2021 11:34 GMT)
5.4

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 139 km east of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu 1 reportMore
Saturday, December 18, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 19, 2021 5:49 am (GMT +13) (Dec 18, 2021 16:49 GMT)
4.7

99 km
South Pacific Ocean, 64 km north of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Dec 18, 2021 2:12 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 18, 2021 01:12 GMT)
5.1

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 107 km southeast of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 9, 2021 8:12 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2021 07:12 GMT)
4.2

21 km
South Pacific Ocean, 151 km east of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 7, 2021 14:16 GMT
4.5

106 km
South Pacific Ocean, 115 km north of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Sunday, December 5, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 5, 2021 8:45 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 5, 2021 07:45 GMT)
5.3

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 148 km southeast of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Saturday, November 27, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 28, 2021 12:00 pm (GMT +13) (Nov 27, 2021 23:00 GMT)
4.6

190 km
South Pacific Ocean, 134 km west of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Saturday, November 6, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 7, 2021 2:03 am (GMT +13) (Nov 6, 2021 13:03 GMT)
5.3

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 97 km east of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Sunday, October 24, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 24, 2021 23:05 GMT
4.5

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 169 km southeast of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 19, 2021 11:28 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 19, 2021 10:28 GMT)
5.0

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, Tonga More
Monday, September 27, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 27, 2021 14:06 GMT
4.6

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 157 km northwest of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Saturday, September 25, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Sep 26, 2021 4:45 am (GMT +13) (Sep 25, 2021 15:45 GMT)
4.7

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 59 km south of Bangai, Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga More
Sep 26, 2021 3:30 am (GMT +13) (Sep 25, 2021 14:30 GMT)
4.8

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 38 km south of Bangai, Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga More
Friday, September 24, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 24, 2021 1:08 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 24, 2021 00:08 GMT)
4.9

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 151 km east of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 21, 2021 15:30 GMT
4.8

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 139 km east of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Monday, September 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 21, 2021 7:34 am (GMT +13) (Sep 20, 2021 18:34 GMT)
5.9

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 109 km east of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu 1 reportMore
Sunday, September 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 19, 2021 1:19 pm (GMT +13) (Sep 19, 2021 00:19 GMT)
5.1

199 km
South Pacific Ocean, 129 km north of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Sunday, September 5, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 6, 2021 6:51 am (GMT +13) (Sep 5, 2021 17:51 GMT)
6.0

12 km
South Pacific Ocean, 102 km southeast of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Thursday, August 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 20, 2021 9:45 am (GMT +13) (Aug 19, 2021 20:45 GMT)
4.8

100 km
South Pacific Ocean, 144 km south of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 12, 2021 5:16 am (GMT +13) (Aug 11, 2021 16:16 GMT)
4.7

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 69 km east of Bangai, Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga More
Monday, August 9, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 9, 2021 4:58 pm (GMT +13) (Aug 9, 2021 03:58 GMT)
4.9

240 km
South Pacific Ocean, 149 km west of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2 x 1014 joules (54.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 46691 tons of TNT or 2.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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