56 km (35 miles) NNW of Neiafu

Posted in Seismos on March 6th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: TONGA

Geographic coordinates: 18.160S, 174.109W

Magnitude: 4.9 Mb

Depth: 41 km

Universal Time (UTC): 6 Mar 2012 22:35:00

Time near the Epicenter: 7 Mar 2012 11:35:00

Local standard time in your area: 6 Mar 2012 18:35:00


Location with respect to nearby cities:

56 km (35 miles) NNW (346 degrees) of Neiafu, Tonga

353 km (219 miles) NNE (20 degrees) of NUKU”ALOFA, Tonga

452 km (281 miles) WNW (282 degrees) of Niue Island

2597 km (1614 miles) W (265 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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event ID : US b0008ckd

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