Magnitude 6.9 - TONGA
2008 October 19 05:10:33 UTC
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|Depth||29 km (18.0 miles) set by location program|
|Distances||165 km (105 miles) ESE of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga|
355 km (220 miles) S of Neiafu, Tonga
525 km (325 miles) ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji
1995 km (1240 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.5 km (2.8 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=353, Nph=353, Dmin=906.7 km, Rmss=0.88 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
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