Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 29 October 2004 at 23:24 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 484 km depth
Depth: 484.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.113°S / 178.165°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
329 km (204 mi) WNW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) WNW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) WNW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) WNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) W of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) ESE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
654 km (406 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||484 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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