Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 368 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-18 13:57:41 -12:00
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 574 km depth
19 Aug 07:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-18 13:57:41 -12:00
Depth: 573.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.2053°S / 178.0739°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
368 km (229 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
477 km (297 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
519 km (323 mi) WSW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) ENE of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (89 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SE of Nggilanggila Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||574 km||- 278km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
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