Monday, February 22, 2010

Earthquake: 6.0 Mw TONGA REGION

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6.0 Mw - TONGA REGION

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.0 Mw
Date-Time
  • 22 Feb 2010 07:00:54 UTC
  • 22 Feb 2010 19:00:54 near epicenter
  • 21 Feb 2010 23:00:54 standard time in your timezone
Location 23.723S 175.980W
Depth 35 km
Distances
  • 296 km (184 miles) SSW (195 degrees) of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga
  • 2829 km (1758 miles) WSW (251 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 8.7 km; Vertical
Parameters Nph = 148; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.95 seconds; Gp = 140°
M-type = Mw; Version = 9
Event ID US 2010taak ***This event has been revised.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information Center U.S. Geological Survey http://neic.usgs.gov/
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