Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 353 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-19 05:45:26 UTC
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 526 km depth
19 Aug 06:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-19 05:45:26 UTC
Depth: 525.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.0901°S / 178.2198°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
353 km (219 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NE of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SE of Nggilanggila Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||526 km||- Fiji region||USGS|
|M 4.8||526 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.8||520 km||Fiji Islands Region||GeoAu|
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