Mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, 21 July 2020 at 14:36 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 481 km depth
21 Jul 15:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 56 minutes.
Depth: 480.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.2252°S / 179.7169°W (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
577 km (358 mi) SW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
577 km (358 mi) SW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
585 km (364 mi) SW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
588 km (365 mi) SW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.4||481 km||south of the Fiji Islands||USGS|
|M 4.4||497 km||South Of Fiji Islands||EMSC|
|M 5.0||481 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake
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