Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Fiji Region on Tuesday, 5 October 2004 at 04:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 520 km depth
Depth: 519.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.324°S / 178.256°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (169 km / 105 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
330 km (205 mi) WNW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) WNW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) WNW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) WNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) W of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (301 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
677 km (421 mi) SW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||520 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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