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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Friday, 27 May 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Friday, 27 May 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Friday, 27 May 2016
May 27 04:17: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 578.0 to 571.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 571.0 to 572.0 km.
May 27 04:20: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 572.0 to 575.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 575.0 to 574.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 574.0 to 569.0 km.
May 27 04:23: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 569.0 to 568.0 km.
May 27 04:24: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 568.0 to 566.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 566.0 to 565.0 km.
May 27 05:46: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.4.
Date & time: Friday, 27 May 2016 04:08 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 565.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.8°S / 178.75°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 21.15°S/175.75°W (297 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 27 May 2016
Fri, 27 May 04:08 UTCM 6.5 / 545 kmFIJI REGIONEMSC
Fri, 27 May 04:08 UTCM 6.4 / 572.1 km- 19km S of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS
Fri, 27 May 04:08 UTCM 6.1 / 584 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

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