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Moderate earthquake – `ohonua, Tonga on October 16, 2013


Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 4.9

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2013-10-16 14:59:01

Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km

via Moderate earthquake – `ohonua, Tonga on October 16, 2013.

Moderate earthquake – Tonga Islands on October 7, 2013


Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 4.8

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2013-10-07 01:33:41

Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km

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via Moderate earthquake – Tonga Islands on October 7, 2013.

Strong earthquake – Tonga Islands Region on October 3, 2013


Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 5

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2013-10-03 21:39:25

Depth (Hypocenter) : 530 km

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via Strong earthquake – Tonga Islands Region on October 3, 2013.

Tsunami plan calls for early warning system for Tonga


Tonga’s government has produced a “National Tsunami Plan”, outlining its strategy of protecting Tongans from a tsunami disaster.

Tonga’s tsunami risk is rated as “extreme” and the plan details preparations for a tsunami and lists arrangements for an effective warning system, emergency response and recovery.

via Tsunami plan calls for early warning system for Tonga – Tonga – News – Islands Business magazine.

Moderate earthquake – Tonga Islands Region on August 23, 2013


Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 5.2

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2013-08-23 11:38:04

Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km

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via Moderate earthquake – Tonga Islands Region on August 23, 2013.

New tsunami computer model helps Tonga handle disaster – News – Professional Resources – PreventionWeb.net


The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has created a computer model to demonstrate how Tongatapu would be affected by a tsunami created by a magnitude 8.7 earthquake, reports Islands Business.

Geoscience Australia also helped in the development of the programme which was financed by AusAID. Leveni ‘Aho, Director of Tonga’s National Disaster Management Office, says the ‘Tsunami Wave Inundation Model’ is helping the Tongan government to determine evacuation zones, design emergency response measures and improve long-term urban planning for Nuku’alofa and surrounding villages. Mosese Sikivou, deputy director of SPC’s Disaster Reduction Programme, says “At community level, there is little practical difference between disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.

via New tsunami computer model helps Tonga handle disaster – News – Professional Resources – PreventionWeb.net.

Moderate earthquake – South Of Tonga Islands on June 5, 2013


Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 5.1

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2013-06-05 04:39:46

Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km

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via Moderate earthquake – South Of Tonga Islands on June 5, 2013.

Island of Tonga Struck by Magnitude 7 Earthquake


The US Geological Survey has reported that a magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck in the sea 285 kilometres (177 miles) southwest of Tonga’s capital Nuku’alofa. It said the quake was recorded at a depth of 170 kilometres (105 miles) and had struck at 5.19am NZT.

via Island of Tonga Struck by Magnitude 7 Earthquake | The Guardian Express.

Strong earthquake – Tonga Islands on May 22, 2013


Most important Earthquake Data:Magnitude : 4.9Local Time conversion only below land : UnknownGMT/UTC Time : 2013-05-22 19:20:03Depth Hypocenter  : 583 kmDepth and Magnitude updates in the list below.

via Strong earthquake – Tonga Islands on May 22, 2013.

Moderate earthquake – Tonga on May 22, 2013


Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 4.6

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2013-05-22 03:43:22

Depth (Hypocenter)  : 10.1 km

Depth and Magnitude updates in the list below.

via Moderate earthquake – Tonga on May 22, 2013.