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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, on Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 2:08 pm (GMT +12) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, on Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 2:08 pm (GMT +12) Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, on Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 2:08 pm (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 600 km depth

27 Jan 02:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
27 Jan 02:21: Now using data updates from USGS
28 Jan 05:02: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 4.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 621.2 to 600.3 km (from 386 to 373 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 33 km (21 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: Jan 27, 2022 02:08:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 2:08 pm (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 600.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.123°S / 177.7745°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Antipode: 18.123°N / 2.226°E
Nearby towns and cities:
406 km (252 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) NW of Nukalofa (Nuku'alofa, Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.7600 kmFiji RegionUSGS
5.2621 kmFiji Islands RegionRaspberryShake
4.8608 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ

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Fiji Islands / not felt (reported through our app)
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