Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Fiji, 292 km west of Nuku‘alofa (Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga), on Saturday, 31 Oct 11.19 pm (GMT +13) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Fiji, 292 km west of Nuku‘alofa (Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga), on Saturday, 31 Oct 11.19 pm (GMT +13)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 377 km depth

31 Oct 11:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 49 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Oct 2020 10:19:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 31 Oct 11.19 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 377.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.7564°S / 177.9452°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 21.15°S/175.75°W (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
291 km (181 mi) WSW of Haveluloto (Kolomotu'a, Tonga) (pop: 3,420)
292 km (182 mi) WSW of Nuku‘alofa (Nuku'alofa, Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
500 km (311 mi) SE of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
552 km (343 mi) SE of Suva (Rewa) (pop: 77,400)
655 km (407 mi) SE of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
656 km (408 mi) SSE of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
656 km (408 mi) SE of Ba (pop: 14,600)
667 km (414 mi) SE of Lautoka (Ba) (pop: 52,500)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 23.3°C (74 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 10 m/s (20 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.4377 km290 Km WSW of Haveluloto, Tonga, FijiUSGS
M 4.4383 kmFiji RegionEMSC

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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Fiji, 292 km west of Nuku‘alofa (Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga), on Saturday, 31 Oct 11.19 pm (GMT +13)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 14 Oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    23 years ago
    |
    127km / 79mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 19 Aug 2002 11:01
    | 7.7 |
    580km / 360mi
    |
    18 years ago
    |
    162km / 101mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 21 May 1962 21:15
    | 7.5 |
    390km / 242mi
    |
    59 years ago
    |
    192km / 120mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 23 May 2013 17:19
    | 7.4 |
    171km / 107mi
    |
    8 years ago
    |
    165km / 103mi
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  • 05 Aug 1996 22:38
    | 7.4 |
    550km / 342mi
    |
    24 years ago
    |
    124km / 77mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 28 Sep 1957 14:20
    | 7.4 |
    587km / 364mi
    |
    63 years ago
    |
    142km / 88mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 15 Sep 2011 19:31
    | 7.3 |
    645km / 401mi
    |
    9 years ago
    |
    164km / 102mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 25 May 1944 01:06
    | 7.3 |
    633km / 393mi
    |
    77 years ago
    |
    156km / 97mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 16 Apr 1937 03:01
    | 7.3 |
    330km / 205mi
    |
    84 years ago
    |
    145km / 90mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 02 Jan 2006 22:13
    | 7.2 |
    583km / 362mi
    |
    15 years ago
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