Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Fiji Region on Saturday, 16 October 2004 at 01:24 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 500 km depth
Depth: 500.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.304°S / 178.207°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
326 km (203 mi) WNW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 mi) WNW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) WNW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) WNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) W of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
479 km (298 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
672 km (417 mi) SW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> 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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