200 km (124 miles) WSW of Neiafu

Posted in Seismos on March 7th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: TONGA

Geographic coordinates: 19.254S, 175.778W

Magnitude: 5.0 Mb

Depth: 253 km

Universal Time (UTC): 7 Mar 2012 07:19:45

Time near the Epicenter: 7 Mar 2012 20:19:45

Local standard time in your area: 7 Mar 2012 03:19:45


Location with respect to nearby cities:

200 km (124 miles) WSW (250 degrees) of Neiafu, Tonga

218 km (136 miles) NNW (345 degrees) of NUKU”ALOFA, Tonga

2770 km (1721 miles) W (262 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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event ID : US b0008cqu

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