Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Fiji Region on Saturday, 6 March 2004 at 00:58 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 678 km depth
Depth: 677.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.941°S / 178.554°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
374 km (232 mi) WNW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) WNW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) ESE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) WNW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) WNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||678 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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