Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 364 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Friday, 12 October 2018 at 12:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 599 km depth
12 Oct 12:29 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 599.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.14°S / 178.11°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
364 km (226 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (286 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (302 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
519 km (323 mi) WSW of Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) ENE of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SE of Nggilanggila Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||599 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.5||599 km||- 284km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
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