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Great mag. 8.1 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 19 August 2018 - information

Great mag. 8.1 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 19 August 2018

Great mag. 8.1 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 19 August 2018
Aug 19 00:28: Magnitude recalculated from 7.6 to 7.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 587.0 to 577.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 577.0 to 574.0 km.
Aug 19 00:30: Magnitude recalculated from 7.8 to 7.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 574.0 to 578.0 km.
Aug 19 00:31: Magnitude recalculated from 7.9 to 8.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 578.0 to 576.0 km.
Aug 19 00:47: Magnitude recalculated from 8.0 to 8.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 576.0 to 566.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 19 Aug 00:19:38 UTC
Magnitude: 8.1
Depth: 566.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.03°S / 178.28°W (Fidji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (244 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^16 J (24757 GWh / 2.1*10^7 tons of TNT / 1331.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 19 Aug 2018
Sun, 19 Aug 00:19 UTCM 8.2 / 563.4 km- 281km NNE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS
Sun, 19 Aug 00:19 UTCM 8.2 / 558 km FIJI REGIONEMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Vava u Tonga / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Because we were on a dock it was confusing whether it was the ocean or an earthquake. But it lasted enough to feel it WAS an earthquake
Sigatoka / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Avonsleigh Victoria Australia (4142.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt an initial rumble through the floor, wave like, followed shortly after by a weaker audible rumble. I was in bed at the time.
(3522.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Vlaardingen / not felt
Tokoriki / not felt
(457.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
SUVA / not felt
(2954 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Christurch.no felt (via app)
Nadi Fiji / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(449.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Unud / MMI IV (Light shaking)
NAVUA (377.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shake
Viti Levu, Fiji / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was sitting at my outside table on my deck
Suva / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Fifi / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
port vila / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Outdoor signs fell over
Suva city, Domain area / not felt
Tonga / MMI II (Very weak shaking): No issue
Ph (7089.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Denarau island / MMI IV (Light shaking): We are located on the second floor. We were sitting on the couch when we suddenly started to rock
(461.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Labasa / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was lying on my back...Felt someone was dragging me...
Denarau Island Golf Club Fiji / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Apia Samoa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt a small shake that went lasted about 10 seconds ..im in Samoa
FNPF Place, Suva, Fiji. (348.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the whole building shake. Was like the building is flexible.
Lautoka Fiji / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was in the livingroom n felt that the couch i was on was on an elevator. Felt like a tremor.
Nadi / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Big shake
Fiji pacific harbour / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Vava'u Tonga (456.5 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very definite rumbling and swirling movement. Felt inside and outside with TV and ornaments rocking. Went on for some time. Was building to strong then weaker then again felt it not quite as strong
Suva / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Suva (344.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Ha'apai Tonga (460.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Chicago Illinois United States / MMI IV (Light shaking): Not sure this is possible but had at the same time had some shaking in the Chicago area.
Vinod street Suva (344.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): The ground was shaking in waves as if sitting on a boat
nadi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bali, Ubud / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(339 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It lasted a few seconds which was quite long
Naviti resort, fiji / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Nausori,fiji / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
sheraton Denarau (454.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): i felt it. bed moving
Port demerau / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Los Angeles / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt a little bump while I was sitting down.
Hilton Fiji beach island and resort / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt like I was on a boat while relaxing on the day bed
Nadi / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Denarau Island Nadi / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking for 1-2 minutes
fiji / MMI V (Moderate shaking): visiting from california. saw hanging ceiling lights sway for about 5 minutes.
Fiji, main island, pacific harbour / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt the ground moving from side to side for like for 15 seconds
Pacific Har (386.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Denarau Island / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Koronivia, Nausori (337.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
(337.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Nadi / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Denarau Island Nadi Fiji / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Water in swimming pool moved from side to side in a hurry.
Valelevu / not felt
(454.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
WAIYEVO waitavala taveuni / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Taveuni
nasinu, fiji / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Denarau Nadi / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Denerau island / MMI IV (Light shaking): Definite swaying for a prolonged time
Nadi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(460.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(302.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Pacific harbour / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Pago Pago (American Samoa) (902 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt here in American Samoa, United States. (via EMSC)
Suva (Fiji) (363 km W from epicenter)(no details): Nothing felt at Capital city (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 19 Aug 00:23 UTCM 6.3 / 561.1 km - [info]- 259km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji[Map]USGS
Sun, 19 Aug 02:18 UTCM 6.3 / 634 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 30 Sep 2018
Sun, 30 Sep 10:52 UTCM 6.2 / 548 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 18 Nov 2018
Sun, 18 Nov 20:25 UTCM 6.5 / 536 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 2 Dec 2018
Sun, 2 Dec 10:21 UTCM 4.9 / 534 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 3 Dec 2018
Mon, 3 Dec 05:48 UTCM 4.8 / 484 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 4 Dec 2018
Tue, 4 Dec 23:44 UTCM 4.8 / 566.3 km - [info]- 275km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji[Map]USGS
Thu, 6 Dec 2018
Thu, 6 Dec 04:09 UTCM 4.7 / 574 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Fri, 14 Dec 08:11 UTCM 4.8 / 537 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 17 Dec 2018
Mon, 17 Dec 00:22 UTCM 4.8 / 502 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 21 Dec 2018
Fri, 21 Dec 23:46 UTCM 4.6 / 550 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 11 Jan 2019
Fri, 11 Jan 19:04 UTCM 4.8 / 543 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 12 Jan 2019
Sat, 12 Jan 06:48 UTCM 5.3 / 604.9 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Tue, 15 Jan 18:47 UTCM 4.6 / 607 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Thu, 17 Jan 2019
Thu, 17 Jan 14:01 UTCM 4.5 / 612 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 27 Jan 2019
Sun, 27 Jan 01:51 UTCM 5.4 / 611.1 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Mon, 28 Jan 2019
Mon, 28 Jan 16:00 UTCM 5.3 / 626 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 29 Jan 2019
Tue, 29 Jan 08:23 UTCM 4.7 / 591 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 31 Jan 2019
Thu, 31 Jan 09:37 UTCM 5.1 / 565.4 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Mon, 4 Feb 2019
Mon, 4 Feb 15:19 UTCM 4.6 / 623 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 15 Feb 2019
Fri, 15 Feb 03:47 UTCM 4.8 / 589 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Feb 2019
Sun, 17 Feb 18:03 UTCM 4.7 / 594.9 km - [info]Fiji region[Map]USGS
Sun, 10 Mar 2019
Sun, 10 Mar 08:12 UTCM 5.9 / 571 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 10 Mar 08:23 UTCM 5.3 / 567 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]BMKG
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Tue, 12 Mar 03:25 UTCM 5.0 / 618 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Wed, 20 Mar 13:22 UTCM 4.9 / 491.5 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Thu, 21 Mar 2019
Thu, 21 Mar 05:40 UTCM 4.3 / 611 km - [info]Fiji Region[Map]EMSC
Wed, 27 Mar 2019
Wed, 27 Mar 06:24 UTCM 4.6 / 595 km - [info]Fiji Region[Map]EMSC
Thu, 28 Mar 2019
Thu, 28 Mar 08:04 UTCM 4.7 / 599 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 29 Mar 2019
Fri, 29 Mar 14:49 UTCM 5.0 / 543 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]BMKG
Fri, 29 Mar 14:49 UTCM 4.6 / 553.1 km - [info]281km SE of Lambasa, Fiji[Map]USGS
Sun, 31 Mar 2019
Sun, 31 Mar 15:40 UTCM 4.4 / 550 km - [info]Fiji Region[Map]EMSC
Fri, 12 Apr 2019
Fri, 12 Apr 02:28 UTCM 4.6 / 616 km - [info]Fiji Region[Map]EMSC
Thu, 18 Apr 2019
Thu, 18 Apr 08:57 UTCM 4.4 / 526 km - [info]Fiji Region[Map]EMSC
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Fri, 19 Apr 23:02 UTCM 5.4 / 456.2 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Sun, 21 Apr 2019
Sun, 21 Apr 07:27 UTCM 5.1 / 628 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 22 Apr 2019
Mon, 22 Apr 12:30 UTCM 4.5 / 552 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
Tue, 30 Apr 19:46 UTCM 4.8 / 538.4 km - [info]255km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji[Map]USGS
Thu, 2 May 2019
Thu, 2 May 06:17 UTCM 4.3 / 616.2 km - [info]Fiji region[Map]USGS
Sun, 12 May 2019
Sun, 12 May 02:47 UTCM 5.0 / 579 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sat, 8 Jun 2019
Sat, 8 Jun 14:11 UTCM 4.8 / 558 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Fri, 14 Jun 07:54 UTCM 5.4 / 517 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region
I FELT IT
[Map]GFZ

 

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