Magnitude 6.8 - TONGA
2009 November 24 12:47:14 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Distances||135 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 Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.6 km (3.5 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=274, Nph=274, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.02 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
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