Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 17 September 2004 at 14:43 (GMT)

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Friday, 17 September 2004 at 14:43 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 499 km depth

Date & time: 17 Sep 2004 14:43:56 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 498.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.583°S / 178.434°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
342 km (212 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) WNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) WSW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.1499 kmFiji regionUSGS
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