Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 12 May 2019
12 May 02:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 579.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.76°S / 178.52°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (191 km / 119 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 12 May 02:47 UTC||M 5.0 / 579 km||Fiji Islands Region||GFZ|
|Sun, 12 May 02:47 UTC||M 5.0 / 659 km||Fiji Islands Region||BMKG|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Fiji Islands Region, 12 May 2019 02:47
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 08 Jun 2019 14:11 UTC| M 4.8 |558 km (346.7 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| GFZ | Details