Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, 1 November 1990 at 17:52 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 601 km depth
Depth: 601.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.094°S / 178.427°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
331 km (206 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||601 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Fiji Region 1 November 1990 17:52 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 03 Nov 1990 14:17 UTC| M 5.3 |601.5 km (373.8 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details