Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 9 February 2019
9 Feb 23:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Depth: 371.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.94°S / 178.47°W (Wallis & Futuna)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SW of Leava (pop: 500)
80 km (50 mi) SW of Alo (pop: 200)
81 km (50 mi) SW of Kolia (pop: 400)
82 km (51 mi) SW of Vele (pop: 300)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Tavai (pop: 200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 9 Feb 23:01 UTC||M 4.8 / 371 km||Fiji Islands Region||GFZ|
|Sat, 9 Feb 23:01 UTC||M 4.8 / 384 km||FIJI REGION||EMSC|
|2019-02-09 11:01:16 -12:00 (9 Feb 23:01:16 UTC)||M 4.8 / 360.3 km||- 73km SSW of Sigave, Wallis And Futuna||USGS|
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