Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, March 28, 2014 02:37:20

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Friday, March 28, 2014 02:37:20

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 45 km depth

28 Mar 15:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Mar 2014 02:37:20 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Friday, March 28, 2014 02:37:20
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 45.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.9822°S / 177.0482°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Niuafo'ou (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
374 km (232 mi) WNW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320)
387 km (240 mi) E of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
404 km (251 mi) ENE of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
495 km (308 mi) ENE of Suva (pop: 77,400)
501 km (312 mi) NNW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
564 km (350 mi) E of Ba (pop: 14,600)
588 km (366 mi) E of Lautoka (pop: 52,500)
595 km (369 mi) E of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.762 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
M 4.745 km FIJI REGIONEMSC
M 4.745 kmFiji regionUSGS
M 5.662 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ

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