Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Fiji Region on Monday, 3 September 1990 at 14:22 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 624 km depth
Depth: 623.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.125°S / 178.598°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
313 km (194 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (266 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
490 km (305 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
523 km (325 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> 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||624 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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