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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Friday, 8 November 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Friday, 8 November 2019

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Friday, 8 November 2019
Nov 8 10:54: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 588.0 to 585.0 km.
Nov 8 11:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 585.0 to 580.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 8 November 2019 10:44 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 580.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.94°S / 179.59°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 21.15°S/175.75°W (387 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
Fri, 8 Nov 2019
Fri, 8 Nov 10:44 UTCM 6.5 / 610 kmSouth Of Fiji IslandsEMSC
Fri, 8 Nov 10:44 UTCM 6.5 / 595.3 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu
Fri, 8 Nov 10:44 UTCM 6.4 / 591.4 kmFiji Islands region [Sea: Fiji]INGV
Fri, 8 Nov 10:44 UTCM 6.3 / 586 kmFiji Islands RegionBMKG
Fri, 8 Nov 10:44 UTCM 6.5 / 582.9 km167km SSW of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Sonaisali / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt a very quick rumble, only a couple of seconds or so
tonga / MMI II (Very weak shaking): i felt it in school
Martintar Nadi Fiji. Felt the shake for 2 seconds / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Waidroka, Serua, Central South Coast, Viti Levu, F / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Approximately 10:45am (10:45pm UTC) a shaking and rattling was experienced both inside and outside our substantial wooden home. Objects rattled but no items fell or broke. Shaking lasted only about 5 seconds. Began as light shaking, briefly intensified, then lessened again before stopping.
Wade wade road, Wailoaloa beach Nadi / MMI IV (Light shaking): On the 4th floor. Felt quite woozy, TV kept shaking, building creaking.
Nadi airport / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We’re sitting at the airport waiting for a flight out. Everyone could notice shaking, glasses and plates were rattling in the lounge we were in
Nadi fiji / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Nadi / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Was a strong one
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt: Не почувствовал и не ощущал, нахожусь дома, занимался домашними хлопотами, дома всё впорядке, висячие предметы интерьера в норме, посуда не звинела, люстры и связка ключей в норме, не шатались. Войлок не обнаружен. Да, пожалуйста оставайтесь в безопасности, берегите Себя, Св
Peniskopf / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Magelang / not felt: should be better than just this..!
im dying / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)



 

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