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.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, December 12, 2013 13:54:10
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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|M 4.8||351 km||Fiji Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 4.7||346 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.6||346 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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