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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - FIJI REGION on Sunday, 30 October 2016

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - FIJI REGION on Sunday, 30 October 2016
Oct 30 10:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 621.0 to 608.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 608.0 to 606.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 30 Oct 08:31:02 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 606.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.09°S / 177.8°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (277 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^11 J (98.6 MWh / 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 30 Oct 2016
Sun, 30 Oct 08:31 UTCM 4.8 / 621 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
Sun, 30 Oct 08:31 UTCM 4.5 / 608.5 km- 293km NNE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS
Sun, 30 Oct 08:31 UTCM 5.1 / 603 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 12 Nov 2016
Sat, 12 Nov 12:31 UTCM 4.7 / 540 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 13 Nov 2016
Sun, 13 Nov 07:43 UTCM 4.4 / 542 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 27 Nov 2016
Sun, 27 Nov 06:49 UTCM 5.1 / 595 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 29 Nov 2016
Tue, 29 Nov 08:54 UTCM 4.6 / 598 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 29 Nov 18:26 UTCM 4.9 / 20 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 6 Dec 2016
Tue, 6 Dec 04:14 UTCM 4.5 / 627 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 13 Dec 2016
Tue, 13 Dec 02:46 UTCM 5.3 / 453 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 20 Dec 2016
Tue, 20 Dec 01:11 UTCM 4.7 / 586 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ

 

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