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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 25 June 2017

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 25 June 2017

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 25 June 2017
Jun 25 18:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 6.1.
Date & time: Sun, 25 Jun 17:42:24 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.36°S / 176.24°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Tofua (131 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 25 Jun 2017
Sun, 25 Jun 17:42 UTCM 6.2 / 40 km FIJI REGIONEMSC
Sun, 25 Jun 17:42 UTCM 6.2 / 38.3 km- Fiji regionUSGS
Sun, 25 Jun 17:42 UTCM 5.9Fiji Islands RegionGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Fri, 21 Jul 07:16 UTCM 4.6 / 422 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 31 Jul 2017
Mon, 31 Jul 16:36 UTCM 5.2 / 199 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GeoAu
Sun, 6 Aug 2017
Sun, 6 Aug 16:47 UTCM 4.6 / 127.8 km - [info]- 68km WSW of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Wed, 9 Aug 2017
Wed, 9 Aug 19:24 UTCM 4.7 / 583.9 km - [info]- 115km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji[Map]USGS
Wed, 16 Aug 2017
Wed, 16 Aug 22:35 UTCM 4.5 / 497 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Sat, 26 Aug 08:33 UTCM 4.6 / 582 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Sun, 17 Sep 20:29 UTCM 5.1 / 135 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 7 Oct 2017
Sat, 7 Oct 17:54 UTCM 4.6 / 195.2 km - [info]- 170km WNW of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 8 Oct 2017
Sun, 8 Oct 14:04 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 5 Nov 2017
Sun, 5 Nov 01:35 UTCM 4.9 / 484 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Tue, 14 Nov 05:44 UTCM 4.7 / 240 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Sun, 26 Nov 16:37 UTCM 4.7 / 352.7 km - [info]- 242km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji[Map]USGS
Thu, 30 Nov 2017
Thu, 30 Nov 10:51 UTCM 4.6 / 472 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 30 Nov 13:10 UTCM 4.6 / 504.4 km - [info]- 134km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji[Map]USGS
Thu, 21 Dec 2017
Thu, 21 Dec 13:14 UTCM 5.1 / 559 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Dec 2017
Tue, 26 Dec 01:53 UTCM 4.6 / 185.2 km - [info]- 129km W of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS
Wed, 3 Jan 2018
Wed, 3 Jan 06:42 UTCM 4.9 / 632 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ

 

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