Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 370 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-18 12:58:31 -12:00

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 115 km northeast of Tavunasici Island, Lau, Eastern, Fiji, 19 August 2018 00:19 GMT, which had occurred 39 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 370 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-18 12:58:31 -12:00

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 510 km depth

19 Aug 01:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Aug 2018 00:58:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-18 12:58:31 -12:00
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 510.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.8508°S / 178.0782°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
370 km (230 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (274 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (295 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (295 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
507 km (315 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) SE of Chicobea Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.4510 km- Fiji regionUSGS

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 370 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-18 12:58:31 -12:00
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