Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 387 km east of Suva, Rewa, Central Division, Fiji, on Sunday, 26 April 2020 at 07:52 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 387 km east of Suva, Rewa, Central Division, Fiji, on Sunday, 26 April 2020 at 07:52 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 624 km depth

26 Apr 08:06 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 13 minutes.
Apr 26 08:37: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 616.0 to 621.9 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 621.9 to 624.2 km.
Date & time: 26 Apr 2020 07:52:52 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 624.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.75°S / 177.944°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
299 km (186 mi) ESE of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
384 km (239 mi) SE of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
387 km (241 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400)
391 km (243 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
417 km (259 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320)
482 km (300 mi) ESE of Ba (pop: 14,600)
501 km (311 mi) ESE of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
503 km (312 mi) ESE of Lautoka (pop: 52,500)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
M 4.9624 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu
M 4.6617 km226km NNE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS
M 4.9609 kmFiji RegionEMSC
M 5.0611 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ

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Midge Point / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sounded and felt like something hit the house. Neighbors came out to find out what happened. Some thought it was like a shock wave travelling from front eastern side to west of house.
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