Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 371 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-19 12:44:28 -12:00

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 1 day 0 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 371 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-19 12:44:28 -12:00

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 574 km depth

20 Aug 01:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 34 minutes.
Aug 20 01:28: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 92.7 to 573.8 km.
Date & time: 20 Aug 2018 00:44:28 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-19 12:44:28 -12:00
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 573.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.1101°S / 178.0474°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Tafahi (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
371 km (231 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.9590 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
M 4.6574 km- 289km NNE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS

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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 371 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-19 12:44:28 -12:00
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