Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 377 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Wednesday, 22 August 2018 at 15:28 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 569 km depth
22 Aug 15:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Depth: 569.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.01°S / 178°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
377 km (234 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NE of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) SE of Nggilanggila Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||569 km||Fiji Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 5.0||544 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.8||569 km||- 299km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
|M 5.2||562 km||Fiji Islands Region||GeoAu|
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