Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 6:01 pm (GMT -12) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 6:01 pm (GMT -12)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 554 km depth

4 Aug 06:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: Aug 4, 2021 06:01:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 6:01 pm (GMT -12)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 554.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.4°S / 178.12°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Antipode: 20.4°N / 1.88°E
Nearby towns and cities:
314 km (195 mi) WNW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) WNW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) WNW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (215 mi) WNW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) W of Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
475 km (295 mi) WSW of Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) WNW of Amsterdam Island (pop: 75,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 21.9°C (71 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.1554 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
4.8547 kmFIJI REGIONEMSC
4.8533 kmFiji RegionUSGS
5.0538 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

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