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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands on Friday, 24 May 2019

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Fiji Islands on Friday, 24 May 2019
24 May 09:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Date & time: Friday, 24 May 2019 09:36 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.42°S / 177.86°E (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Koro (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km (78 mi) N of Ba (pop: 14,600)
140 km (87 mi) NE of Lautoka (pop: 52,500)
161 km (100 mi) W of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
161 km (100 mi) NE of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 24 May 09:36 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmFiji IslandsGFZ
Fri, 24 May 09:36 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km FijiEMSC
Fri, 24 May 09:36 UTCM 5.0 / 55.1 kmFiji IslandsGeoAu
2019-05-24 21:36:17 +12:00 (24 May 09:36:17 UTC)M 5.2 / 10 km140km NNE of Lautoka, FijiUSGS

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Fiji Islands, 24 May 2019 09:36

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands on Friday, 24 May 2019

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