Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Monday, 21 July 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 370 km southeast of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Monday, 21 July 2014 at 14:54 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 370 km southeast of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Monday, 21 July 2014 at 14:54 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 607 km depth

21 Jul 15:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Jul 21 19:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.6.
Date & time: 21 Jul 2014 14:54:41 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 607.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.76°S / 178.49°W (South Pacific Ocean, Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
370 km (230 mi) ESE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.6607 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
M 6.9616 km94km NNE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, 370 km southeast of Suva, Central, Fiji, 21 July 2014 14:54 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (21 quakes):
  • 17 Jan 2015 03:58 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    411 km (255.4 mi) depth
    |
    95 km (59 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Jan 2015 18:54 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    411 km (255.4 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 31 Dec 2014 02:59 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    593.8 km (369 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Dec 2014 00:06 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (41 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 31 Dec 2014 00:06 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (41 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 30 Dec 2014 21:17 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    598.2 km (371.7 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 4 km southeast of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 09:17:23
  • 16 Dec 2014 20:44 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    614 km (381.5 mi) depth
    |
    121 km (75 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Dec 2014 02:22 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    531 km (329.9 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Dec 2014 21:51 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    489 km (303.9 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (55 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Nov 2014 23:37 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    544.6 km (338.4 mi) depth
    |
    112 km (69 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Nov 2014 01:08 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    432.5 km (268.7 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Nov 2014 18:57 UTC
    | M 7.0 |
    409 km (254.1 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 424 km southeast of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Saturday, 1 November 2014 at 18:57 (GMT)
  • 18 Oct 2014 18:17 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    638 km (396.4 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Oct 2014 07:44 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    587.1 km (364.8 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Oct 2014 06:40 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    603.5 km (375 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Sep 2014 10:21 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    677 km (420.7 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 370 km southeast of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Monday, 21 July 2014 at 14:54 (GMT)
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