Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, 31 May 2001 at 06:31 (GMT)

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Thursday, 31 May 2001 at 06:31 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 500 km depth

Date & time: 31 May 2001 06:31:56 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 500.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.937°S / 177.583°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
349 km (217 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) ESE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
521 km (324 mi) SW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.15 kmFiji regionUSGS
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, 31 May 2001 at 06:31 (GMT)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 30 Apr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    102 years ago
    |
    538km / 334mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 26 Jun 1917 05:49
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    104 years ago
    |
    633km / 394mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 14 Oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    23 years ago
    |
    362km / 225mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 Dec 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    45 years ago
    |
    618km / 384mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 11 Oct 1975 14:35
    | 7.8 |
    9km / 5.6mi
    |
    45 years ago
    |
    710km / 441mi
    | South of Tonga
  • 14 Dec 1950 01:52
    | 7.8 |
    216km / 134mi
    |
    70 years ago
    |
    199km / 123mi
    | Tonga
  • 01 Jan 1919 03:00
    | 7.8 |
    485km / 301mi
    |
    102 years ago
    |
    69km / 43mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 01 Sep 1981 09:29
    | 7.7 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    39 years ago
    |
    652km / 405mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 26 Jun 1913 04:57
    | 7.7 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    108 years ago
    |
    429km / 266mi
    | Tonga
  • 09 Mar 1994 23:28
    | 7.6 |
    563km / 350mi
    |
    27 years ago
    |
    133km / 83mi
    | Fiji Region
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