Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - FIJI REGION on Thursday, 17 January 2019
17 Jan 14:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 612.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.28°S / 178.34°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (234 km / 145 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 17 Jan 14:01 UTC||M 4.5 / 612 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|2019-01-17 02:01:30 -12:00 (17 Jan 14:01:30 UTC)||M 4.5 / 611.5 km||- 269km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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