Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Tuesday, 12 June 2001 at 22:26 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 600 km depth
Depth: 600.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.89°S / 178.54°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
320 km (199 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (313 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (313 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (318 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (334 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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