Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 30 January 1998 at 05:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 600 km depth
Depth: 600.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.133°S / 179.178°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (244 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
412 km (256 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (258 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) W of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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