Magnitude 6.1 - TONGA
2008 June 26 21:19:15 UTC
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|Depth||38 km (23.6 miles) set by location program|
|Distances||200 km (125 miles) ENE of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga|
245 km (150 miles) SSE of Neiafu, Tonga
410 km (255 miles) WSW of Niue Island
2130 km (1320 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=306, Nph=306, Dmin=775.4 km, Rmss=0.73 sec, Gp= 25°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=V
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The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred aproximately 200 km (125 miles) ENE of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga or 2130 km (1320 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand at 3:19 PM MDT, Jun 26, 2008 (Jun 27 at 10:19 AM local time in Tonga). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage at this time.
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