Mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km north of Yaduataba Island, Fiji, on 2018-12-06 03:49:27 UTC
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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 (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Koro (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (85 mi) W of Labasa (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNE of Ba (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NNE of Lautoka (pop: 52,500) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NNE of Nadi (pop: 42,300) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (133 mi) N of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NNW of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Yaduataba Island --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NE of Mondriki Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||36 km||- Fiji||USGS|
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