Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - FIJI REGION on Friday, 21 December 2018
22 Dec 00:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 550.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.42°S / 178.83°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (144 km / 89 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 21 Dec 23:46 UTC||M 4.6 / 550 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|2018-12-21 11:46:16 -12:00 (21 Dec 23:46:16 UTC)||M 4.6 / 549.8 km||- 219km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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