Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 9 September 2001 at 13:50 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 200 km depth
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.819°S / 177.172°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
349 km (217 mi) WNW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) NW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) SSE of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) WSW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) NNW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) NNW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) NNW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) NNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
681 km (423 mi) SW of Asau (Samoa) (pop: 6,640) --> 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||2 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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