Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 381 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Wednesday, 24 October 2018 at 07:37 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 550 km depth
24 Oct 07:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 21 minutes.
Depth: 550.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.86°S / 177.97°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (247 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
381 km (237 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
438 km (272 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
475 km (295 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) ESE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 mi) SE of Chicobea Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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||550 km||Fiji Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 4.8||550 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.6||526 km||- 295km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
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