Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 6 May 2001 at 04:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 550 km depth
Depth: 550.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.374°S / 177.555°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
373 km (232 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (263 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (266 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
482 km (299 mi) SW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> 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||550 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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