Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Fiji Region on Wednesday, 2 May 2001 at 05:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 600 km depth
Depth: 600.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.173°S / 177.794°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
348 km (216 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (228 mi) W of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (237 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (257 mi) ESE 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||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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