Mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 397 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Monday, 25 May 2009 at 03:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 623 km depth
Depth: 623.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.693°S / 177.837°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
386 km (240 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (262 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
491 km (305 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
526 km (327 mi) SW 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||623 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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