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Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - South of Fiji Islands on Tuesday, 3 January 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - South of Fiji Islands on Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - South of Fiji Islands on Tuesday, 3 January 2017
Jan 3 22:03: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 7.0.
Jan 3 22:03: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 7.1.
Jan 3 22:15: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 6.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 17.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 3 January 2017 21:52 UTC
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.31°S / 175.86°E (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Nabukelevu (220 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
Tue, 3 Jan 2017
Tue, 3 Jan 21:52 UTCM 7.0 / 10 km SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDSEMSC
Tue, 3 Jan 21:52 UTCM 6.9 / 17.1 km- 221km SW of Nadi, FijiUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(240.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Correct the typo on the report from camcelled to cancelled please.


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