Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Fiji Region on Saturday, 17 April 2004 at 12:10 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 590 km depth
Depth: 590.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.628°S / 178.595°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
357 km (222 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) W of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (259 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) WSW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
531 km (330 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||590 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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