Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 1 May 1998 at 05:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 600 km depth
Depth: 600.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.602°S / 178.911°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
390 km (242 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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