List of earthquakes in Tonga

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This is a list of earthquakes in Tonga:

Earthquakes[edit]

Date Region Coords Mag. MMI Deaths Injuries Comments
2009-03-19 23°08′S 174°35′W / 23.13°S 174.58°W / -23.13; -174.58 7.6 Mw VII Tsunami
2006-05-04 19°58′S 174°16′W / 19.97°S 174.27°W / -19.97; -174.27 8.0 Mw VII 1 Tsunami
1977-06-22 22°53′S 175°54′W / 22.88°S 175.9°W / -22.88; -175.9 7.2 Ms IV 1 $1.2 million in damage / tsunami NGDC
1919-04-30 18°21′S 172°31′W / 18.35°S 172.52°W / -18.35; -172.52 8.1 Mw Limited damage / tsunami NGDC
1865-11-18 19°30′S 173°30′W / 19.5°S 173.5°W / -19.5; -173.5 8.0 Ms Limited damage / tsunami NGDC
Note: The inclusion criteria for adding events are based on WikiProject Earthquakes' notability guideline that was developed for stand-alone articles. The principles described also apply to lists. In summary, only damaging, injurious, or deadly events should be recorded.

References[edit]

Sources

  • NGDC, Significant Earthquake Database, National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K