- South Pacific Ocean, 388 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Thursday, 11 December 2008 at 21:21 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 610 km depth
Depth: 609.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.238°S / 177.887°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
388 km (241 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (255 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (272 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
462 km (287 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
504 km (313 mi) WSW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||610 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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