Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 6 May 2001 at 00:39 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 450 km depth
Depth: 450.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.699°S / 178.176°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
362 km (225 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (256 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (256 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (278 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||450 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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