Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 14 October 2001 at 18:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 450 km depth
Depth: 450.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.475°S / 178.094°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
368 km (228 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (263 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (263 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 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||450 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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