Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 390 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Wednesday, 5 September 2018 at 08:17 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 560 km depth
5 Sep 08:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 560.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.1°S / 177.87°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
390 km (242 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (259 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (278 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) ENE of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SE of Nggilanggila Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||560 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.8||560 km||- Fiji region||USGS|
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