Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 378 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Monday, 3 December 2018 at 05:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 484 km depth
3 Dec 06:01 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Depth: 484.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.74°S / 178.03°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
378 km (235 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) WNW of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (269 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) E of Tavunasici Island --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) SSE of Vanuabalavu Island --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSE of Nggilanggila 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||484 km||Fiji Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 4.5||452 km||- 233km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
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