Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Fiji Region on Saturday, 26 May 2001 at 05:25 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 549 km depth
Depth: 549.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.396°S / 178.03°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
374 km (232 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||549 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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