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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Dec 13 02:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 462.0 to 463.0 km.
Dec 13 02:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 463.0 to 460.0 km.
Dec 13 02:57: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 460.0 to 462.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 462.0 to 459.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 459.0 to 461.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 461.0 to 456.0 km.
Dec 13 03:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 456.0 to 453.0 km.
Dec 13 03:01: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 453.0 to 452.0 km.
Dec 13 03:04: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 452.0 to 453.0 km.
Dec 13 08:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.3.
Date & time: Tuesday, 13 December 2016 02:46 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 453.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.81°S / 178°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Falcon Island (308 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 13 Dec 2016
Tue, 13 Dec 02:46 UTCM 5.2 / 448 km FIJI REGIONEMSC
Tue, 13 Dec 02:46 UTCM 5.1 / 444.1 km- 211km NNE of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS
Tue, 13 Dec 02:46 UTCM 5.1 / 456 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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