Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 5 August 2001 at 01:32 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 600 km depth
Depth: 600.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.332°S / 178.105°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
365 km (227 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (266 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (277 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (292 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
529 km (329 mi) WSW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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