Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - - 259km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji, on 2018-08-18 12:23:02 -12:00

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.1 quake Fiji Islands Region 19 August 00:19 UTC, which had occurred 3 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - - 259km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji, on 2018-08-18 12:23:02 -12:00

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 561 km depth

19 Aug 05:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 19 Aug 2018 12:23:02 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-18 12:23:02 -12:00
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 561.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.3992°S / 177.9994°W (Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
286 km (178 mi) E of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
355 km (221 mi) SE of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
377 km (234 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400)
423 km (263 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Nuku'alofa, Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
424 km (264 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320)
468 km (291 mi) ESE of Ba (pop: 14,600)
489 km (304 mi) E of Lautoka (pop: 52,500)
489 km (304 mi) E of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.3561 km- 259km NNE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake - 259km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji, 2018-08-18 12:23:02 -12:00

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (73 quakes):
  • 04 Feb 2019 15:19 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    623 km (387.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 31 Jan 2019 09:37 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    565.4 km (351.3 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 27 Jan 2019 01:51 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    611.1 km (379.7 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 17 Jan 2019 14:01 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    612 km (380.3 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Jan 2019 18:47 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    607 km (377.2 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (45 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 12 Jan 2019 06:48 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    604.9 km (375.9 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 11 Jan 2019 19:04 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    543 km (337.4 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Dec 2018 00:22 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    502 km (311.9 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Dec 2018 08:11 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    537 km (333.7 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Dec 2018 04:09 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    574 km (356.7 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Dec 2018 23:44 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    566.3 km (351.9 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Dec 2018 05:48 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    484 km (300.7 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Dec 2018 10:21 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    534 km (331.8 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 27 Nov 2018 12:53 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    570 km (354.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Nov 2018 02:45 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    574 km (356.7 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 15 Nov 2018 10:47 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    567.1 km (352.4 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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