Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Tonga region

Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Tonga region

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit the Tonga region at 22:28 UTC on April 25, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 234 km (145 miles). EMSC is reporting as M6.5 at a depth of 242 km (150 miles). The epicenter was located 200 km (125…

Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Tonga region

Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Tonga region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit the Tonga region at 01:13 UTC on October 1, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 35 km (22 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 38 km…

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Tonga region

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Tonga region

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Tonga region at 15:32 UTC on July 18, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 14.4 km (8.9 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 144.6 km (89.9 miles)…

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Samoa Islands region

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Samoa Islands region

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Samoa Islands / Tonga region at 16:06 UTC on March 17, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS initially reported it as M5.8. EMSC still reports it as M5.8 at a depth of 9 km…

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Tonga region

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Tonga region

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Tonga region at 13:04 UTC on December 6, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 164 km (101) WNW of Hihifo…

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Tonga

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Tonga

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Tonga at 23:03 UTC on November 11, 2019, at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M5.9 The epicenter was located 147 km (91 miles) W of Neiafu and 251 km (156 miles) N of Nuku'alofa, Tonga….