Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 8 January 1984 at 21:07 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 588 km depth
Depth: 587.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.302°S / 177.5°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
315 km (196 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (202 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) W of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
377 km (234 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (277 mi) ESE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
541 km (336 mi) SW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||588 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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