Strong Earthquake Tonga Islands 26-Apr-14 (E141160602)

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Preliminary Details – subject to further review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.2 Mwc
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-04-26T06:02:16.400Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 20.717°S, 174.674°W
  • Seismic Region: 12 – Kermadec – Tonga – Samoa Basin Area
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1730 – Tonga Islands
  • Earthquake depth: 10.0 km
  • Distances:
    1. 71km (44mi) NE of Nuku`alofa, Tonga
    2. 777km (482mi) ESE of Suva, Fiji
    3. 787km (489mi) SE of Lambasa, Fiji
    4. 821km (510mi) SSW of Tafuna, American Samoa
    5. 822km (510mi) SSW of Apia, Samoa
  • Tsunamigenic: No
  • Felt reports?: YES
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usb000q0ag

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer

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One Response to Strong Earthquake Tonga Islands 26-Apr-14 (E141160602)

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