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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 30 September 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 30 September 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 8.1 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Sun, 19 Aug 00h19, which had occurred 6 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 30 September 2018
Sep 30 11:01: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 557.0 to 548.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 30 September 2018 10:52 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 548.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.4°S / 178.04°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (275 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 30 Sep 2018
Sun, 30 Sep 10:52 UTCM 6.6 / 546 kmFIJI REGIONEMSC
Sun, 30 Sep 10:52 UTCM 6.2 / 527.8 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu
Sun, 30 Sep 10:52 UTCM 6.6 / 551.2 km- 270km NNE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS

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