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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 19 August 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 19 August 2017

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 19 August 2017
Aug 19 02:09: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 545.0 to 541.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 19 August 2017 02:00 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 541.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.97°S / 178.75°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (187 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
Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Sat, 19 Aug 02:00 UTCM 6.4 / 533 km FIJI REGIONEMSC
Sat, 19 Aug 02:00 UTCM 6.4 / 538.6 km- 254km SE of Lambasa, FijiUSGS

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Delhi India / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Bogra Bangladesh / not felt


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