Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, on Wednesday, 22 January 2003 at 07:56 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 600 km depth
Date & time: 22 Jan 2003 07:56:27 UTC
Depth: 600.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.117°S / 179.001°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
394 km (245 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (261 mi) W of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
505 km (314 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
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|M 4.4||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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