Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 373 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-18 16:15:32 -12:00
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 617 km depth
19 Aug 07:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-18 16:15:32 -12:00
Depth: 616.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9511°S / 178.0356°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (246 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
373 km (232 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (287 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (287 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
471 km (293 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
496 km (308 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) SE of Chicobea 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||617 km||- Fiji region||USGS|
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