Mag. 4.9 earthquake - - Fiji on 2018-12-06 03:49:27 UTC
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 36 km depth
6 Dec 04:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-06 03:49:27 UTC
Depth: 35.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.2516°S / 178.1026°E (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Koro (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (85 mi) W of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
150 km (93 mi) NNE of Ba (pop: 14,600)
167 km (104 mi) NNE of Lautoka (pop: 52,500)
187 km (116 mi) NNE of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
213 km (133 mi) N of Suva (pop: 77,400)
240 km (149 mi) NNW of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
456 km (284 mi) WSW of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480)
698 km (434 mi) WSW of Mata-Utu (Hahake, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 1,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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