157 km (97 miles) NE of Neiafu

Posted in Seismos on February 20th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: TONGA REGION

Geographic coordinates: 17.690S, 172.896W

Magnitude: 5.1 Mb

Depth: 34 km

Universal Time (UTC): 20 Feb 2012 23:54:20

Time near the Epicenter: 21 Feb 2012 12:54:20

Local standard time in your area: 20 Feb 2012 19:54:20


Location with respect to nearby cities:

157 km (97 miles) NE (47 degrees) of Neiafu, Tonga

348 km (216 miles) WNW (295 degrees) of Niue Island

447 km (278 miles) SSW (211 degrees) of PAGO PAGO, American Samoa

2471 km (1536 miles) W (266 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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event ID : US b0008315

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