Mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Friday, 15 Jan 2021 4:03 am (GMT +13) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean on Friday, 15 Jan 2021 4:03 am (GMT +13)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 590 km depth

14 Jan 15:13 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 9 minutes.
14 Jan 15:17: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 598.0 to 589.5 km (from 372 to 366 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 19 km (12 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 14 Jan 2021 15:03:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 15 Jan 2021 4:03 am (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 589.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.93559°S / 179.97775°W
Nearby towns and cities:
646 km (401 mi) SW of Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
646 km (401 mi) SW of Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 25.7°C (78 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from N
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.4590 km- south of the Fiji IslandsGEONET (NZ)
M 4.6551 kmSouth of the Fiji IslandsUSGS
M 4.6555 kmSOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDSEMSC
M 4.5542 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsGFZ

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