Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 12 August 2001 at 09:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 600 km depth
Depth: 600.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.959°S / 178.548°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
319 km (198 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (303 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
498 km (310 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
498 km (310 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
508 km (315 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
532 km (330 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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