Strong Earthquake Tonga Islands 19-Jul-14 (E142001227)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.0 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-07-19T12:27:09.270Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 15.799°S, 174.404°W
  • Seismic Region: 12 – Kermadec – Tonga – Samoa Basin Area
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1730 – Tonga Islands
  • Earthquake depth: 219.8 km
  • Distances:
    1. 72km (44mi) WNW of Hihifo, Tonga
    2. 357km (221mi) SW of Apia, Samoa
    3. 427km (265mi) WSW of Tafuna, American Samoa
    4. 432km (268mi) WSW of Pago Pago, American Samoa
    5. 596km (370mi) N of Nuku`alofa, Tonga
  • Tsunamigenic: No
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usb000rujq

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 19-Jul-14 (E142001227)

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