291 km (181 miles) WNW of NUKU”ALOFA

Posted in Seismos on February 27th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: FIJI REGION

Geographic coordinates: 20.493S, 177.940W

Magnitude: 4.8 Mb

Depth: 538 km

Universal Time (UTC): 27 Feb 2012 13:54:53

Time near the Epicenter: 28 Feb 2012 01:54:53

Local standard time in your area: 27 Feb 2012 09:54:53


Location with respect to nearby cities:

291 km (181 miles) WNW (284 degrees) of NUKU”ALOFA, Tonga

462 km (287 miles) WSW (243 degrees) of Neiafu, Tonga

2997 km (1862 miles) W (259 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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event ID : US 2012xmbg

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