Mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 184 km southwest of Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, on Saturday, 22 November 2003 at 11:23 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 100 km depth
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.945°S / 176.753°W (South Pacific Ocean, Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Ata Volcanic Complex (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
182 km (113 mi) WSW of Haveluloto (pop: 3,420) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) WSW of Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) WSW of Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) WSW of Kolonga (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) WSW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) SW of Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) SW of Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> 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||1 km||Fiji region (Tonga)||USGS|
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