Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 23 October 2018
23 Oct 17:27 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 14 minutes.
Depth: 538.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.71°S / 177.7°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Falcon Island (248 km / 154 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 23 Oct 17:13 UTC||M 4.8 / 538 km||Fiji Islands Region||GFZ|
|Tue, 23 Oct 17:13 UTC||M 4.6 / 533 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|2018-10-23 05:13:19 -12:00 (23 Oct 17:13:19 UTC)||M 4.5 / 531.4 km||- 151km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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