Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, 2 April 1998 at 16:20 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 550 km depth
Depth: 550.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.848°S / 178.618°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
356 km (221 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) W of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||550 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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