Strong mag. 6 earthquake - 162km NW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji
24 Mar 08:35 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 24 March 2013 08:13 UTC
Local time at epicenter:
Sun, 24 Mar 2013 20:13
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.777°S / 173.407°E
Nearest volcano: Hunter Island
(229 km / 142 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013
joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 24 Mar 08:13 UTC||M 6.0 / 40 km|| VANUATU REGION||EMSC|
|Sun, 24 Mar 08:13 UTC||M 6.0 / 10 km||162km NW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji||USGS|
|Sun, 24 Mar 08:13 UTC||M 6.1 / 18 km||Vanuatu Islands Region||GFZ|
|Sun, 24 Mar 08:13 UTC||M 6.2 / 21 km||Vanuatu Islands Region||GeoAu|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: 162km NW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji, 24 Mar 2013 08h13
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