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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of Fiji Islands on Friday, 12 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of Fiji Islands on Friday, 12 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - South of Fiji Islands on Friday, 12 August 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 150.0 to 157.0 km.
Aug 12 03:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 157.0 to 159.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 159.0 to 161.0 km.
Aug 12 03:40: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 161.0 to 146.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 146.0 to 145.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 145.0 to 142.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 142.0 to 130.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 130.0 to 124.0 km.
Aug 12 03:43: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 124.0 to 111.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 111.0 to 107.0 km.
Date & time: Fri, 12 Aug 03:29:31 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.09°S / 177.22°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W (53 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 12 Aug 2016
Fri, 12 Aug 03:29 UTCM 6.0 / 60 km SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDSEMSC
Fri, 12 Aug 03:29 UTCM 6.2 / 121 km- South of the Fiji IslandsUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 11 Dec 2016
Sun, 11 Dec 20:58 UTCM 4.9 / 333 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 6 Mar 2017
Mon, 6 Mar 20:35 UTCM 4.5 / 333 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 14 Mar 2017
Tue, 14 Mar 20:31 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]- South of Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 18 Apr 2017
Tue, 18 Apr 20:19 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- South of Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 2 May 2017
Tue, 2 May 14:07 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]- South of Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Tue, 27 Jun 00:14 UTCM 5.4 / 153 km - [info]South of Fiji Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 7 Jul 2017
Fri, 7 Jul 20:28 UTCM 4.6 / 375.8 km - [info]- South of the Fiji Islands[Map]USGS
Thu, 3 Aug 2017
Thu, 3 Aug 08:20 UTCM 4.6 / 60.1 km - [info]- South of the Fiji Islands[Map]USGS

 

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