Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 15 October 2004 at 00:26 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 571 km depth
Depth: 570.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.586°S / 178.324°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
330 km (205 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) WNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) WSW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (313 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> 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||571 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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