M 5.8 earthquake in Suva, Pacific Ocean - East,Fiji on 21st September 2018 03:40:39 AM.
EDIS Number EQ-20180921-958509-FJI
Magnitude M 5.8
Mercalli scale 6
Date-Time [UTC] 21st September 2018 03:40:39 AM
Local Date/Time Friday,September 21st, 2018 at 15:40 in the in the afternoon at epicenter
Coordinate 17° 58.200,179° 54.600
Depth 648 km [402.65 miles]
Hypocentrum Great depth
Class Moderate
Continent Pacific Ocean - East
Country Fiji
Location 164.0 km [101.90 miles] to Suva,Pacific Ocean - East
Source EMSC
The potential impact of the earthquake Everyone feels movement. People have trouble walking. Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall off walls. Furniture moves. Plaster in walls might crack. Trees and bushes shake. Damage is slight in poorly built buildings. No structural damage.