Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 13 December 1987 at 10:44 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 560 km depth
Depth: 560.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.759°S / 178.538°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
349 km (217 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) W of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||560 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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