Tonga has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 1 earthquake in the past 24 hours
  • 5 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 12 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 123 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Tonga:

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1919-04-30 07:17:17 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 25 km depth
Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1919-04-30 07:17:17 UTC at 07:17
April 30, 1919 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -18.352, -172.515
158.2 km from Neiafu (98.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 25 km

B
2009-09-29 17:48:10 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 18 km depth
Matavai, Samoa

8.1 magnitude earthquake

2009-09-29 17:48:10 UTC at 17:48
September 29, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.489, -172.095
168.2 km from Matavai (104.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 18 km

C
2006-05-03 15:26:40 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 55 km depth
Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga

8.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-05-03 15:26:40 UTC at 15:26
May 03, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.187, -174.123
47.2 km from Pangai (29.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 55 km

D
1950-12-14 01:52:54 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 215 km depth
Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1950-12-14 01:52:54 UTC at 01:52
December 14, 1950 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.705, -175.874
159.2 km from Pangai (99.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 215 km

E
1975-12-26 15:56:38 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1975-12-26 15:56:38 UTC at 15:56
December 26, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.264, -172.467
146.2 km from Hihifo (90.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 33 km

F
1913-06-26 04:57:19 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 25 km depth
Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1913-06-26 04:57:19 UTC at 04:57
June 26, 1913 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.53, -173.854
94.2 km from Pangai (58.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 25 km

G
1977-04-02 07:15:22 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-02 07:15:22 UTC at 07:15
April 02, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.696, -172.095
199.2 km from Hihifo (123.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 33 km

H
2009-03-19 18:17:40 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 31 km depth
‘Ohonua, ʻEua, Tonga

7.6 magnitude earthquake

2009-03-19 18:17:40 UTC at 18:17
March 19, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.043, -174.66
191.2 km from ‘Ohonua (119.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 31 km

I
1948-09-08 15:09:14 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 15 km depth
‘Ohonua, ʻEua, Tonga

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1948-09-08 15:09:14 UTC at 15:09
September 08, 1948 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.246, -173.879
111.2 km from ‘Ohonua (69.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 15 km

J
1921-02-27 18:23:37 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 15 km depth
Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1921-02-27 18:23:37 UTC at 18:23
February 27, 1921 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -18.887, -173.042
102.2 km from Neiafu (63.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 15 km



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1995-04-07 22:06:56 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 21 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1995-04-07 22:06:56 UTC at 22:06
April 07, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.199, -173.529
88.2 km from Hihifo (54.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 21 km

B
1987-10-06 04:19:06 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 16 km depth
Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-06 04:19:06 UTC at 04:19
October 06, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.94, -172.225
201.2 km from Neiafu (125.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 16 km

C
1984-10-15 10:21:07 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 128 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1984-10-15 10:21:07 UTC at 10:21
October 15, 1984 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.86, -173.643
19.2 km from Hihifo (12.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 128 km

D
2000-01-08 16:47:20 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 183 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2000-01-08 16:47:20 UTC at 16:47
January 08, 2000 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.925, -174.248
117.2 km from Hihifo (73.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 183 km

E
1957-04-14 19:18:04 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 20 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1957-04-14 19:18:04 UTC at 19:18
April 14, 1957 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.02, -173.381
112.2 km from Hihifo (69.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 20 km

F
1972-05-22 20:45:57 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 222 km depth
Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1972-05-22 20:45:57 UTC at 20:45
May 22, 1972 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.76, -175.066
151.2 km from Neiafu (93.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 222 km

G
1988-10-08 04:46:24 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 35 km depth
Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1988-10-08 04:46:24 UTC at 04:46
October 08, 1988 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -18.771, -172.415
166.2 km from Neiafu (103.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 35 km

H
1978-06-17 15:11:33 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1978-06-17 15:11:33 UTC at 15:11
June 17, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.098, -172.264
206.2 km from Hihifo (128.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 33 km

I
1946-11-12 17:28:44 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 15 km depth
Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga

6.9 magnitude earthquake

1946-11-12 17:28:44 UTC at 17:28
November 12, 1946 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.111, -173.268
118.2 km from Pangai (73.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 15 km

J
1989-03-11 05:05:00 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 230 km depth
Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga

6.9 magnitude earthquake

1989-03-11 05:05:00 UTC at 05:05
March 11, 1989 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.766, -174.761
127.2 km from Neiafu (79.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 230 km



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2008-10-19 05:10:33 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 29 km depth
‘Ohonua, ʻEua, Tonga

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2008-10-19 05:10:33 UTC at 05:10
October 19, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.863, -173.819
130.2 km from ‘Ohonua (81.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 29 km

B
2006-09-28 06:22:09 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 28 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2006-09-28 06:22:09 UTC at 06:22
September 28, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.592, -172.033
201.2 km from Hihifo (125.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 28 km

C
1923-06-18 08:15:57 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1923-06-18 08:15:57 UTC at 08:15
June 18, 1923 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -18.156, -175.55
174.2 km from Neiafu (108.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 15 km

D
1977-06-22 12:08:33 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 65 km depth
‘Ohonua, ʻEua, Tonga

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1977-06-22 12:08:33 UTC at 12:08
June 22, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.878, -175.9
197.2 km from ‘Ohonua (122.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 65 km

E
1990-12-21 05:29:28 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 13 km depth
Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1990-12-21 05:29:28 UTC at 05:29
December 21, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.467, -174.161
74.2 km from Pangai (46.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 13 km

F
2009-11-24 12:47:15 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 18 km depth
Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2009-11-24 12:47:15 UTC at 12:47
November 24, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.708, -174.035
104.2 km from Pangai (64.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 18 km

G
1985-06-03 12:06:21 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1985-06-03 12:06:21 UTC at 12:06
June 03, 1985 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.289, -173.516
79.2 km from Hihifo (49.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 33 km

H
1983-03-21 07:44:17 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 68 km depth
Vaini, Tongatapu, Tonga

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-21 07:44:17 UTC at 07:44
March 21, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.466, -175.451
41.2 km from Vaini (25.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 68 km

I
1996-08-05 02:08:58 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 41 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1996-08-05 02:08:58 UTC at 02:08
August 05, 1996 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.267, -173.126
104.2 km from Hihifo (65.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 41 km

J
1992-05-12 18:05:42 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 15 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-05-12 18:05:42 UTC at 18:05
May 12, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.524, -172.367
165.2 km from Hihifo (102.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 15 km