Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 13 July 1990 at 23:42 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 576 km depth
Depth: 575.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.987°S / 178.568°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
317 km (197 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
507 km (315 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
531 km (330 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||576 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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