Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 124 km northwest of Nuku‘alofa, Tongatapu, on Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 3:25 am (GMT +13) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 124 km northwest of Nuku‘alofa, Tongatapu, on Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 3:25 am (GMT +13)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 201 km depth

25 Nov 14:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 14 minutes.
25 Nov 15:02: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 204.0 to 201.0 km (from 127 to 125 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.4 km (5.2 mi) towards W.
Update Wed, 25 Nov 2020, 14:57
Moderate yet deep earthquake of magnitude 5.0 reported 119 km northwest of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
5.0 quake 26 Nov 3:25 am (GMT +13)
5.0 quake 26 Nov 3:25 am (GMT +13)
Just 31 minutes ago, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Nuku‘alofa, Tonga. The tremor was recorded early morning on Thursday 26 November 2020 at 3.25 am local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 204 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.8. Other agencies reporting the same quake include Geoscience Australia (GeoAu) at magnitude 5.0, and European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 4.8.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Nuku‘alofa (pop. 22,400) located 119 km from the epicenter, Haveluloto (pop. 3,400) 119 km away, and Vaini (pop. 3,000) 125 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.
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Earthquake data:

Дата & время: 25 Nov 2020 14:25:54 UTC -
Местное время в эпицентре: Четверг, 26 ноя 2020 03:25 (GMT +13)
Величина: 5.1
Глубина: 201.0 km
Эпицентр Широта / Долгота: 20.24°S / 175.91°W (South Pacific Ocean, Тонга)
Ближайшие вулкана: Falcon Island (43 km / 27 mi)
Города поблизости:
124 km (77 mi) NW of Нукуалофа (Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu) (pop: 22,400) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
124 km (77 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
133 km (82 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tongatapu) (pop: 1,100) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
157 km (98 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, ʻEua) (pop: 1,240) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
169 km (105 mi) WSW of Pangai (Ha‘apai) (pop: 1,740) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
268 km (167 mi) SW of Neiafu (Vava‘u) (pop: 4,320) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
374 km (232 mi) ESE of Tavunasici Island --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
463 km (288 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
476 km (296 mi) SE of Nggilanggila Island --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24.7°C (76 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from ESE
Источник данных: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. Вы можете использовать геоданные вашего устройства или карту, чтобы уточнить, где вы находились во время землетрясения. Спасибо большое!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 5.1201 kmTonga IslandsGFZ
M 4.8194 kmTONGAEMSC
M 5.1210 kmTonga IslandsGeoAu
M 4.8194 km108 Km NNW of Nuku‘alofa, TongaUSGS

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 124 km northwest of Nuku‘alofa, Tongatapu, on Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 3:25 am (GMT +13)
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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 124 km northwest of Nuku‘alofa, Tongatapu, on Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 3:25 am (GMT +13)
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