Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 354 km east of Suva, Rewa, Central Division, Fiji, on 30 Oct 9:29 am (GMT +12) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 354 km east of Suva, Rewa, Central Division, Fiji, on 30 Oct 9:29 am (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 524 km depth

29 Oct 21:47 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Oct 2020 09:29:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30 Oct 9:29 am (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 523.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.8835°S / 178.2231°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
261 km (162 mi) E of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
303 km (188 mi) ESE of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
354 km (220 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400)
436 km (271 mi) E of Ba (pop: 14,600)
456 km (283 mi) W of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320)
459 km (285 mi) E of Lautoka (pop: 52,500)
462 km (287 mi) E of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
481 km (299 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 24.3°C (76 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 10 m/s (20 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.3524 km261 Km E of Levuka, FijiUSGS
M 4.3528 kmFiji RegionEMSC

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Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 354 km east of Suva, Rewa, Central Division, Fiji, on 30 Oct 9:29 am (GMT +12)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 19 Aug 2018 00:19
    | 8.1 |
    566km / 352mi
    |
    2 years ago
    |
    17km / 11mi
    | Fiji Islands Region
  • 29 Sep 2009 17:48
    | 8.1 |
    18km / 11.2mi
    |
    11 years ago
    |
    705km / 438mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 30 Apr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    102 years ago
    |
    606km / 376mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 03 May 2006 15:26
    | 8.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    15 years ago
    |
    501km / 312mi
    | Tonga
  • 26 Jun 1917 05:49
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    104 years ago
    |
    608km / 378mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 06 Sep 2018 15:49
    | 7.8 |
    640km / 398mi
    |
    2 years ago
    |
    274km / 170mi
    | Fiji Islands
  • 09 Dec 2007 07:28
    | 7.8 |
    153km / 95mi
    |
    13 years ago
    |
    905km / 563mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (New Zealand)
  • 14 Oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    23 years ago
    |
    493km / 306mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 Dec 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    45 years ago
    |
    638km / 396mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 11 Oct 1975 14:35
    | 7.8 |
    9km / 5.6mi
    |
    45 years ago
    |
    843km / 524mi
    | South of Tonga
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