Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Monday, 12 November 2007 at 19:52 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 441 km depth
Date & time: 12 Nov 2007 19:52:02 UTC
Depth: 440.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.32°S / 179.502°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Monowai (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
640 km (398 mi) SW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
640 km (398 mi) SW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
642 km (399 mi) SW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
650 km (404 mi) SW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||441 km||south of the Fiji Islands||USGS|
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