Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Saturday, 15 May 2004 at 00:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 618 km depth
Depth: 617.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.67°S / 178.898°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
388 km (241 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||618 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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