List of earthquakes in Fiji


Earthquakes in Fiji are infrequent and are sometimes accompanied by tsunami. The group of islands are positioned at the AustralianPacific plate margin.

Date Region Mag. MMI Deaths Injuries Comments
2019-10-20 Kadavu 5.7 Mww V Minor damage/Landslides [1][2]
2018-09-06 Viti Levu 7.9 Mww IV
2018-08-19 8.2 Mww IV
1993-03-12 Futuna Island 6.4 Mw 5 201 Limited damage NGDC
1979-11-16 6.9 Ms Moderate damage NGDC
1953-09-14 Viti Levu 6.8 Ms VII 8 Tsunami
1932-03-08 6.2 VII Moderate damage / tsunami NGDC
1919-10-03 6.9 Ms VIII Moderate damage NGDC
January 1884 Macuata 6.8 VII Limited damage / tsunami NGDC
Note: The inclusion criteria for adding events are based on WikiProject Earthquakes' notability guideline that was developed for stand alone articles. The principles described also apply to lists. In summary, only damaging, injurious, or deadly events should be recorded.


  1. ^ "M 5.7 - 94 km SSW of Suva, Fiji". Retrieved 2022-05-03.
  2. ^ "After earthquake: landslides on Fiji island – warning of volcanic activity" (in German).