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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 24 September 2016

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 24 September 2016

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 24 September 2016
Sep 24 21:36: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 605.0 to 596.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 596.0 to 597.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 597.0 to 592.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 592.0 to 593.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 593.0 to 597.0 km.
Sep 24 21:39: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 597.0 to 598.0 km.
Sep 24 21:40: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 598.0 to 597.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 597.0 to 598.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 598.0 to 595.0 km.
Sep 24 21:42: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 595.0 to 591.0 km.
Sep 24 21:46: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 591.0 to 592.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 24 September 2016 21:28 UTC
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 592.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.76°S / 178.31°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Falcon Island (286 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^15 J (392 GWh / 3.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 21.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 24 Sep 2016
Sat, 24 Sep 21:28 UTCM 6.7 / 587 km FIJI REGIONEMSC
Sat, 24 Sep 21:28 UTCM 6.9 / 596.3 km- 99km NNE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS

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