Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Monday, 23 August 2004 at 22:49 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Fiji | Quakes in Tonga | Tongatapu | ʻEua | Central | Ha‘apai | Vava‘u
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 583 km depth
Depth: 582.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.495°S / 178.582°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
359 km (223 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) WNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (253 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (278 mi) W of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
524 km (325 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 4.0||583 km||Fiji region||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.