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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 18 November 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 18 November 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 8.1 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Sun, 19 Aug 00h19, which had occurred 13 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Sunday, 18 November 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 547.0 to 536.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 18 November 2018 20:25 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 536.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.93°S / 178.88°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (174 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 18 Nov 2018
Sun, 18 Nov 20:25 UTCM 6.7 / 533.6 km- 245km SE of Lambasa, FijiUSGS
Sun, 18 Nov 20:25 UTCM 6.6 / 527 kmFIJI REGIONEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
In the oxean (72.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): my friound die2
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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