Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 15 June 2001 at 21:34 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 588 km depth
Depth: 587.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.729°S / 178.345°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
343 km (213 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (312 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (312 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (318 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> 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||588 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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