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08 Jan 2010 description

Released: 1/8/2010 11:00:00 AM

Contact Information:

U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey

Office of Communication

119 National Center

Reston, VA 20192

02 Oct 2009 description


Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 6.3

Date-Time:

- Friday, October 02, 2009 at 01:07:39 UTC

- Friday, October 02, 2009 at 02:07:39 PM at epicenter

Location: 16.579°S, 173.274°W

Depth: 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program

Region: TONGA

Distances: 85 km (55 miles) SE of Hihifo, Tonga, 240 km (150 miles) NNE of Neiafu, Tonga, 545 km (340 miles) NNE of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga, 2535 km (1580 miles) NNE of Auckland, New Zealand

29 Sep 2009 description


Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 8.0

Date-Time:

- Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 17:48:10 UTC

- Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 06:48:10 AM at epicenter

Location: 15.509°S, 172.034°W

Depth: 18 km (11.2 miles) set by location program

Region: SAMOA ISLANDS REGION

Distances: 190 km (120 miles) ENE of Hihifo, Tonga, 190 km (120 miles) S of APIA, Samoa, 710 km (440 miles) NNE of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga, 2700 km (1680 miles) NNE of Auckland, New Zealand