Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Fiji Region on Tuesday, 23 October 2001 at 07:26 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 400 km depth
Depth: 400.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.803°S / 178.287°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
348 km (216 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
471 km (292 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
492 km (306 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
492 km (306 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
501 km (311 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
520 km (323 mi) WSW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
526 km (327 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||4 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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