Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 458 km southeast of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 7:12 pm (GMT -12) -
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 562 km depth
30 Nov 08:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 1 hour and 39 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Nov 2020 07:12:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 7:12 pm (GMT -12)
Depth: 562.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.79°S / 178.22°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
316 km (196 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 mi) W of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) W of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (284 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||562 km||Fiji Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 4.5||557 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.5||560 km||Fiji Region||USGS|
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