Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 29 April 2001 at 13:05 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 600 km depth
Depth: 600.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.047°S / 178.198°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
355 km (221 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (289 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (289 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
475 km (295 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> 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||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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