Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 382 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-08-30 06:29:52 -12:00
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 574 km depth
30 Aug 21:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-30 06:29:52 -12:00
Depth: 574.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.0458°S / 177.9477°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
382 km (237 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
449 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!
139 km (87 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ENE of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 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||574 km||- 298km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
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