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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 27 September 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.9 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Sat, 24 Sep 21h28, which had occurred 3 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 540.0 to 542.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 542.0 to 543.0 km.
Sep 27 10:12: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 543.0 to 536.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 536.0 to 532.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 532.0 to 530.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 530.0 to 527.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 527.0 to 524.0 km.
Sep 27 10:18: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 524.0 to 523.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 27 September 2016 10:01 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 523.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.21°S / 177.56°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 21.15°S/175.75°W (193 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by other agencies

TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 27 Sep 2016
Tue, 27 Sep 10:01 UTCM 4.9 / 523 kmFIJI REGIONEMSC
Tue, 27 Sep 10:01 UTCM 4.8 / 521.1 km- 133km ENE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS
Tue, 27 Sep 10:01 UTCM 5.2 / 539 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

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