Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 25 January 2002 at 03:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 576 km depth
Depth: 576.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.865°S / 178.763°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
371 km (231 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) W of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (262 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||576 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake Fiji Region 25 January 2002 03:28 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 25 Feb 2002 04:35 UTC| M 4.1 |600 km (372.8 mi) depth|27 km (17 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 23 Feb 2002 16:49 UTC| M 4.4 |574.3 km (356.9 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 15 Feb 2002 03:23 UTC| M 4.3 |600 km (372.8 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details