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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 1 November 2014

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 1 November 2014

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 1 November 2014
1 Nov 19:05 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Nov 2 00:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 7.0.
Date & time: Saturday, 1 November 2014 18:57 UTC
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 409.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.67°S / 177.87°W (Fiji)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 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
Sat, 1 Nov 18:57 UTCM 7.0 / 409 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
Sat, 1 Nov 18:57 UTCM 7.1 / 431 kmFIJI REGIONEMSC
Saturday, November 01, 2014 06:57:22 (1 Nov 18:57:22 UTC)M 7.1 / 434.4 km141km NE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS
Sat, 1 Nov 18:57 UTCM 6.9 / 417 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

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Nuku'alofa (322.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very mild in Nuku'alofa. Three people in our house felt it, a fourth slept through it.

Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake: Fiji Islands Region, 1 Nov 2014 18:57

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (95 quakes):
  • 25 Oct 2016 09:04 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    528 km (328.1 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Oct 2016 15:02 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    521 km (323.7 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Oct 2016 07:38 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    580 km (360.4 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Oct 2016 02:02 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    551 km (342.4 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Sep 2016 10:01 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    523 km (325 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Sep 2016 08:08 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    603 km (374.7 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Sep 2016 04:21 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    520 km (323.1 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Sep 2016 01:10 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    582 km (361.6 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Sep 2016 21:55 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    605 km (375.9 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Sep 2016 21:28 UTC
    | M 6.9 |
    592 km (367.9 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 24 September 2016
  • 23 Sep 2016 13:50 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    425 km (264.1 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Sep 2016 19:46 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    663 km (412 mi) depth
    |
    134 km (83 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Sep 2016 07:26 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    545 km (338.6 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 17 Sep 2016 11:02 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    627 km (389.6 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (72 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Sep 2016 03:12 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    543 km (337.4 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Sep 2016 15:54 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    579.5 km (360.1 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 1 November 2014
 

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