426 km (265 miles) SSW of NUKU”ALOFA

Posted in Seismos on February 26th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

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Region: SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS

Geographic coordinates: 24.483S, 177.287W

Magnitude: 4.9 Mb

Depth: 20 km

Universal Time (UTC): 26 Feb 2012 16:13:16

Time near the Epicenter: 27 Feb 2012 04:13:16

Local standard time in your area: 26 Feb 2012 12:13:16


Location with respect to nearby cities:

426 km (265 miles) SSW (209 degrees) of NUKU”ALOFA, Tonga

2973 km (1848 miles) WSW (250 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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event ID : US 2012xlbs

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