Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Saturday, 23 April 1977 at 09:49 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 370 km depth
Depth: 370.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.354°S / 177.393°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
303 km (188 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (200 mi) W of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) ESE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (334 mi) SW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||370 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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