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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 300km NW of Neiafu, Tonga on Saturday, 23 November 2013

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji region on Saturday, 23 November 2013

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Fiji region on Saturday, 23 November 2013
Date & time: Saturday, 23 November 2013 07:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, November 22, 2013 19:48:32
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 377.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.0971°S / 176.5618°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Niuafo'ou (186 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 23 Nov 2013
Sat, 23 Nov 07:48 UTCM 6.4 / 359 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
Sat, 23 Nov 07:48 UTCM 6.5 / 368 km FIJI REGIONEMSC
Sat, 23 Nov 07:48 UTCM 6.4 / 374 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

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"I felt it" reports:
Metamora, IL / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I got vertigo when I woke up at about 6:45 am for no apparent reason. I surmised that there must have been a significant earthquake somewhere so I looked it up and there it was in Fiji! Weird I know, but I got terrible vertigo when the quakes in Japan happened and I did not figure out the connection until about the 3rd major aftershock.

 

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