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Tsunami to hit Fiji & NZ?

USGS > Magnitude 8.0 - Tonga - 2006 May 3 15:26:35 UTC

Earthquake Details
Magnitude 8.0 (Great)
Date-Time Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at 15:26:35 (UTC) = Coordinated Universal Time
Thursday, May 4, 2006 at 4:26:35 AM = local time at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 20.035°S, 174.227°W
Depth 16.1 km (10.0 miles) (poorly constrained)
Region TONGA
Distances 155 km (95 miles) S of Neiafu, Tonga
160 km (100 miles) NE of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga
455 km (280 miles) S of Hihifo, Tonga
2145 km (1340 miles) NNE of Auckland, New Zealand

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 7.9 km (4.9 miles); depth +/- 32.2 km (20.0 miles)
Parameters Nst=161, Nph=161, Dmin=725.7 km, Rmss=0.9 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID usmgas

This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
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