Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, 19 February 2004 at 08:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 581 km depth
Depth: 581.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.541°S / 178.404°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
339 km (211 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (230 mi) WNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) WSW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||581 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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