Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 395 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-23 06:41:26 -12:00
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 605 km depth
23 Aug 20:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 37 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-23 06:41:26 -12:00
Depth: 604.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.0515°S / 177.8271°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
395 km (245 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (279 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) ENE of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 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||605 km||- Fiji region||USGS|
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