Latest earthquakes near Fiji today

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List of latest earthquakes near Fiji.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 18, 2024 14:56
(Fiji)
M 4.2 282 km SE
from Labasa
May 17, 2024 13:23
(Fiji)
M 4.2 291 km E
from Suva
May 15, 2024 08:03
(Fiji)
M 4.6 153 km NNE
from Lautoka
May 6, 2024 05:51
(Fiji)
M 4.2 298 km E
from Suva
May 5, 2024 19:00
(Fiji)
M 4.3 207 km ESE
from Labasa
Apr 30, 2024 01:58
(Fiji)
M 4.1 285 km SE
from Labasa
Apr 28, 2024 15:37
(Fiji)
M 4.6 128 km WSW
from Lautoka
Apr 27, 2024 09:21
(Fiji)
M 4.2 293 km SE
from Labasa
Apr 26, 2024 09:32
(Fiji)
M 4.2 254 km ENE
from Labasa
Apr 26, 2024 00:55
(Fiji)
M 4.4 298 km ENE
from Suva
Apr 25, 2024 18:23
(Fiji)
M 4.2 288 km SE
from Labasa
Apr 24, 2024 10:42
(Fiji)
M 4.8 287 km ENE
from Suva
Apr 21, 2024 00:57
(Fiji)
M 4.1 275 km SE
from Labasa
Apr 19, 2024 01:57
(Fiji)
M 4.3 244 km ESE
from Labasa
Apr 18, 2024 03:35
(Fiji)
M 4.3 261 km ESE
from Labasa
Apr 18, 2024 00:36
(Fiji)
M 4.2 299 km E
from Suva
Apr 11, 2024 18:12
(Fiji)
M 4.3 261 km ESE
from Labasa
Apr 10, 2024 12:39
(Fiji)
M 4.2 139 km WNW
from Lautoka
Apr 10, 2024 03:34
(Fiji)
M 4.3 266 km SE
from Labasa
Apr 8, 2024 14:19
(Fiji)
M 4.4 215 km ESE
from Labasa
Apr 5, 2024 02:08
(Fiji)
M 4.1 238 km ESE
from Labasa
Apr 1, 2024 20:33
(Fiji)
M 4.4 261 km ESE
from Labasa
Apr 1, 2024 16:25
(Fiji)
M 4.4 281 km SE
from Labasa
Apr 1, 2024 02:51
(Fiji)
M 4.5 289 km E
from Suva
Mar 26, 2024 19:08
(Fiji)
M 4.2 288 km ENE
from Suva

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Fiji

Fiji Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
202 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
May 18, 2024 14:56

Average

A total of 2025 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Fiji in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 202 earthquakes per year, or 16 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Fiji roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Fiji in 2018. A total of 264 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Fiji that year. The strongest had a 7.9 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Fiji with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Fiji in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Fiji during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Fiji (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1896 93.63%
Mag. 5 118 5.83%
Mag. 6 10 0.49%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Fiji

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.9
On Sep 7, 2018 03:49.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.9
On Sep 7, 2018 03:49.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Fiji occurred on Sep 7, 2018 03:49 local time (Pacific/Fiji timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.9 and struck 103 kilometers (64 mi) east-southeast of Suva, at a depth of 671 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Fiji in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Fiji in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Fiji.

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2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Fiji.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 7, 2018 03:49
(Fiji)
M 7.9 103 km ESE
from Suva
Jan 4, 2017 10:52
(Fiji)
M 6.9 286 km WSW
from Suva
Nov 19, 2018 09:25
(Fiji)
M 6.8 280 km E
from Suva
Oct 31, 2023 23:10
(Fiji)
M 6.5 276 km ENE
from Suva
Apr 18, 2015 03:52
(Fiji)
M 6.5 226 km ENE
from Labasa
Aug 19, 2017 14:00
(Fiji)
M 6.4 288 km E
from Suva
Aug 19, 2018 16:28
(Fiji)
M 6.4 284 km ESE
from Labasa
Dec 20, 2021 04:28
(Fiji)
M 6.2 85 km W
from Labasa
Dec 10, 2015 01:58
(Fiji)
M 6.1 254 km WNW
from Lautoka
Dec 27, 2021 03:42
(Fiji)
M 6.1 233 km E
from Suva

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Fiji

Earthquakes by region of Fiji

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Fiji.

When was the last earthquake in Fiji?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Fiji on the afternoon of May 18, 2024 at 14:56 local time (Pacific/Fiji). The center of this earthquake was located 282km south-east of Labasa at a depth of 587km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Fiji in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Fiji?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Fiji on the night of September 7, 2018 at 03:49 local time (Pacific/Fiji). The center of this earthquake was located 103km east-southeast of Suva at a depth of 671km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Fiji since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Fiji?

In the past 10 years, 2025 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Fiji. This averages to 203 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.