Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 20 November 1987 at 19:05 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 600 km depth
Depth: 600.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.939°S / 178.673°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
361 km (224 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) W of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) WSW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
553 km (343 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> 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||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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