Mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 332 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on 2018-10-20 23:25:16 -12:00
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 620 km depth
21 Oct 11:39 UTC: First to report: USGS after 14 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-10-20 23:25:16 -12:00
Depth: 619.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.3323°S / 178.422°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (240 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
332 km (206 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (292 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
493 km (307 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) ENE of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (84 mi) SSE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SSE of Nggilanggila Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||620 km||- 258km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
|M 4.7||620 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
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