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Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - South of Fiji Islands on Friday, 24 February 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - South of Fiji Islands on Friday, 24 February 2017

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - South of Fiji Islands on Friday, 24 February 2017
Feb 24 17:38: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 415.0 to 426.0 km.
Feb 24 17:40: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 426.0 to 430.0 km.
Feb 24 17:48: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 430.0 to 417.0 km.
Feb 24 17:53: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 417.0 to 419.0 km.
Date & time: Fri, 24 Feb 17:28:45 UTC
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 419.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.26°S / 178.91°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W (244 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
Fri, 24 Feb 2017
Fri, 24 Feb 17:28 UTCM 6.9 / 400 km SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDSEMSC
Fri, 24 Feb 17:28 UTCM 6.9 / 414.8 km- 283km S of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS
Fri, 24 Feb 17:28 UTCM 5.8 / 531 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Auclland (1643.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Auckland / not felt
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 6 Mar 2017
Mon, 6 Mar 20:35 UTCM 4.5 / 333 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 19 Mar 2017
Sun, 19 Mar 03:18 UTCM 4.6 / 481 km - [info] SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 30 Mar 2017
Thu, 30 Mar 15:40 UTCM 4.9 / 540.7 km - [info]- South of the Fiji Islands[Map]USGS
Tue, 16 May 2017
Tue, 16 May 07:08 UTCM 5.1 / 92 km - [info]South of Fiji Islands[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 16 May 15:29 UTCM 5.3 / 278 km - [info]South of Fiji Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 20 May 2017
Sat, 20 May 19:30 UTCM 4.6 / 505 km - [info]- South of the Fiji Islands[Map]USGS
Sun, 18 Jun 2017
Sun, 18 Jun 19:06 UTCM 4.7 / 536.3 km - [info]- South of the Fiji Islands[Map]USGS
Sun, 9 Jul 2017
Sun, 9 Jul 13:20 UTCM 4.5 / 525.2 km - [info]- South of the Fiji Islands[Map]USGS
Mon, 10 Jul 2017
Mon, 10 Jul 13:39 UTCM 4.6 / 491.4 km - [info]- south of the Fiji Islands[Map]USGS
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Tue, 25 Jul 19:23 UTCM 4.7 / 394 km - [info]South of Fiji Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Wed, 26 Jul 17:39 UTCM 4.6 / 513.5 km - [info]- South of the Fiji Islands[Map]USGS
Sat, 26 Aug 21:24 UTCM 5.2 / 232 km - [info]South of Fiji Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 28 Aug 2017
Mon, 28 Aug 15:58 UTCM 4.6 / 493 km - [info] SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Tue, 26 Sep 04:20 UTCM 6.3 / 102 km - [info]South of Fiji Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Sep 21:29 UTCM 5.1 / 550 km - [info]South of Fiji Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 29 Sep 2017
Fri, 29 Sep 05:30 UTCM 4.5 / 546 km - [info] SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Sun, 12 Nov 17:59 UTCM 4.8 / 523.6 km - [info]- South of the Fiji Islands[Map]USGS
Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Fri, 17 Nov 01:53 UTCM 4.6 / 305.2 km - [info]- 284km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji[Map]USGS
Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Fri, 24 Nov 18:33 UTCM 4.5 / 515.7 km - [info]- 275km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji[Map]USGS
Tue, 5 Dec 2017
Tue, 5 Dec 01:08 UTCM 5.1 / 584 km - [info]South of Fiji Islands[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 5 Dec 12:01 UTCM 4.7 / 564 km - [info] SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Dec 2017
Wed, 20 Dec 15:50 UTCM 4.5 / 507.7 km - [info]- South of the Fiji Islands[Map]USGS

 

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