Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Fiji Region on Tuesday, 22 July 1986 at 04:56 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 626 km depth
Depth: 626.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.023°S / 178.335°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
341 km (212 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
477 km (297 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
477 km (297 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (302 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (318 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (332 mi) WSW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||626 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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