Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 368 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-29 07:38:13 -12:00
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 579 km depth
30 Aug 15:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-29 07:38:13 -12:00
Depth: 579.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.1521°S / 178.0749°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
368 km (229 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (279 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (279 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
482 km (299 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
516 km (321 mi) WSW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) ENE of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 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||579 km||- 284km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
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