March 19th, 2009 in Breaking News

Magnitude 7.9 - TONGA REGION.

* Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 18:17:40 UTC
* Friday, March 20, 2009 at 06:17:40 AM at epicenter
* Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location 23.021°S, 174.700°W
Depth 34 km (21.1 miles) set by location program
Region TONGA REGION
Distances 215 km (135 miles) SSE of NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga
490 km (305 miles) S of Neiafu, Tonga
490 km (305 miles) ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji
1845 km (1140 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand