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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Friday, 17 April 2015

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Friday, 17 April 2015

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Friday, 17 April 2015
Apr 17 17:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.5.
Date & time: Friday, 17 April 2015 15:52 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.05°S / 178.51°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (196 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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
Fri, 17 Apr 2015
Fri, 17 Apr 15:52 UTCM 6.5 / 10 km183km SSW of Sigave, Wallis and FutunaUSGS
Fri, 17 Apr 15:52 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmFIJI REGIONEMSC
Fri, 17 Apr 15:52 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
(United States) (8447 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was like a shake and rattle motion. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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