Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Fiji Region on Monday, 13 September 2004 at 18:46 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 570 km depth
Depth: 570.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.044°S / 178.446°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
359 km (223 mi) WNW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) WNW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) WNW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) ESE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) WNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (266 mi) W of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
493 km (306 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
670 km (416 mi) SW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> 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||570 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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