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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Sunday, 4 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Sunday, 4 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - South of the Fiji Islands on Sunday, 4 May 2014
4 May 09:23 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 4 May 2014 09:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, May 04, 2014 21:15:53
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 527.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.6421°S / 179.0836°E (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 4 May 09:15 UTCM 6.6 / 527.6 kmSouth of the Fiji IslandsUSGS
Sun, 4 May 09:15 UTCM 6.5 / 516 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsGFZ
Sun, 4 May 09:15 UTCM 6.6 / 539 km SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDSEMSC
Sun, 4 May 09:15 UTCM 6.8 / 532 kmS of Fiji IslandsGeoAu

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.

Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake: South of the Fiji Islands, 4 May 2014 09h15

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 06 Oct 2014 07:57 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    489 km (303.9 mi) depth
    70 km (43 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Sep 2014 16:32 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    535 km (332.4 mi) depth
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Sunday, 4 May 2014

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