Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 378 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-18 13:39:52 -12:00
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 577 km depth
19 Aug 06:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-18 13:39:52 -12:00
Depth: 576.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.2764°S / 177.9865°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
378 km (235 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (268 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (268 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ENE of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SE of Nggilanggila Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||577 km||- 273km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
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