Magnitude 6.8 - TONGA

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2009 November 24 12:47:14 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location20.641°S, 174.068°W
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionTONGA
Distances135 km (85 miles) ENE of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga
220 km (135 miles) S of Neiafu, Tonga
480 km (300 miles) E of Ndoi Island, Fiji
2100 km (1300 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.6 km (3.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=274, Nph=274, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.02 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2009pja1
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