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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Apr 28 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 572.0 to 571.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 28 April 2015 16:39 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 571.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.88°S / 178.71°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 21.15°S/175.75°W (294 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 28 Apr 2015
Tue, 28 Apr 16:39 UTCM 6.2 / 566 kmFIJI REGIONEMSC
Tue, 28 Apr 16:39 UTCM 6.1 / 579.4 km24km SSE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS
Tue, 28 Apr 16:39 UTCM 6.1 / 580 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

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Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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