Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, on Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 at 2:21 am (GMT +12) -
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 658 km depth
22 Oct 16:54 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 hours and 33 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 at 2:21 am (GMT +12)
Depth: 658.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.74°S / 177.72°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Antipode: 18.74°N / 2.28°E
Nearby towns and cities:
375 km (233 mi) NW of Nukalofa (Nuku'alofa, Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.4||658 km||Fiji Islands Region||GFZ|
|4.5||656 km||Fiji Region||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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