Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 29 June 2001 at 10:00 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 454 km depth
Depth: 454.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.758°S / 177.955°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
384 km (238 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (295 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (295 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
482 km (300 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
507 km (315 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||454 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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