Strong Earthquake M5.8 – 259km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga Today

An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.8 has been recorded near `Ohonua, Tonga on 17 April 2016 07:31:03. The earthquake epicenter was located at precisely 259km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga and at a depth of approximately 35 km. No tsunami alert have been issued following this earthquake. Other details about the earthquake were not immediately available, and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. We will update this report as soon as we have more information.

Below is a map showing the location of the earthquake and additional information pertaining to the exact location of the epicenter.

Magnitude: 5.8
Location: 259km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga
Time in GMT: 17 April 2016 07:31:03
Latitude of Epicenter: -23.5994
Longitude of Epicenter: -174.3252
Depth: 35 km

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