Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 1 December 2018 at 05:49 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.1 quake Fiji Islands Region 19 August 00:19 UTC, which had occurred 15 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 1 December 2018 at 05:49 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 576 km depth

1 Dec 06:00 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Dec 2018 05:49:17 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 576.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.81°S / 178.58°W (Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
352 km (219 mi) W of Haveluloto (Kolomotu'a, Tonga) (pop: 3,420)
362 km (225 mi) W of Lapaha (Mua, Tonga) (pop: 8,000)
377 km (234 mi) SE of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
431 km (268 mi) SE of Suva (Rewa) (pop: 77,400)
533 km (331 mi) SSE of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
536 km (333 mi) SE of Ba (pop: 14,600)
537 km (334 mi) SE of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
548 km (340 mi) SE of Lautoka (Ba) (pop: 52,500)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0576 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
M 5.0566 km FIJI REGIONEMSC
M 5.1569 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu
M 5.0562 km- 35km SSE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Fiji Islands Region 1 December 05:49 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 1 December 2018 at 05:49 (GMT)
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