Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Fiji Region on Wednesday, 8 August 2001 at 08:27 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 600 km depth
Depth: 600.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.486°S / 177.818°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
393 km (244 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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