Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, December 12, 2013 13:54:10

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.5 quake Fiji region Friday, November 22, 2013 19:48:32, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Thursday, December 12, 2013 13:54:10

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 346 km depth

13 Dec 02:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Dec 2013 01:54:10 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, December 12, 2013 13:54:10
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 346.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.6152°S / 176.7341°W (Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
313 km (194 mi) WNW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320)
421 km (262 mi) E of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
424 km (263 mi) NNW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
435 km (270 mi) ESE of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
514 km (319 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400)
593 km (368 mi) E of Ba (pop: 14,600)
616 km (383 mi) E of Lautoka (pop: 52,500)
620 km (385 mi) E of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.8351 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
M 4.6346 kmFiji regionUSGS

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