Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 353 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-19 05:45:26 UTC

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 5 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 353 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-19 05:45:26 UTC

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 526 km depth

19 Aug 06:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Aug 2018 05:45:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-19 05:45:26 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.8526 km- Fiji regionUSGS
M 4.8526 km FIJI REGIONEMSC
M 4.8520 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

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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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