Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Fiji Region on Saturday, 2 February 1985 at 19:17 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 326 km depth
Depth: 326.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.477°S / 177.385°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Ata Volcanic Complex (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
229 km (142 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) W of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) WSW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (295 mi) SW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
573 km (356 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> 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
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|M 4.4||326 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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