Mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 392 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Thursday, 6 September 2018 at 12:06 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 542 km depth
6 Sep 12:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 542.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.95°S / 177.86°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
392 km (243 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) SE of Chicobea Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||542 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.7||542 km||- Fiji region||USGS|
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