Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, on Tuesday, 26 November 2002 at 23:07 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Fiji | Quakes in Tonga| Tongatapu | ʻEua | Central | Ha‘apai
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 550 km depth
Date & time: 26 Nov 2002 23:07:46 UTC
Depth: 550.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.001°S / 178.823°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (229 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
376 km (234 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (251 mi) W of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) WSW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 4.4||550 km||Fiji region||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.