Mag. 3.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Tuesday, 16 October 2001 at 22:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 500 km depth
Depth: 500.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.928°S / 177.606°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
352 km (218 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (218 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (225 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) ESE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||5 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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