Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Fiji Region (Tonga) on Wednesday, 19 November 2003 at 10:40 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 100 km depth
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.948°S / 176.545°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Ata Volcanic Complex (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Haveluloto (pop: 3,420) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SW of Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SW of Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) WSW of Kolonga (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WSW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) SW of Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
454 km (282 mi) SW of Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||1 km||Fiji region (Tonga)||USGS|
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