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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Apr 18 17:20: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 641.0 to 632.0 km.
Date & time: Tue, 18 Apr 17:11:48 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 632.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.06°S / 178.41°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (220 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 18 Apr 2017
Tue, 18 Apr 17:11 UTCM 6.0 / 628 km- 286km N of Ndoi Island, FijiUSGS
Tue, 18 Apr 17:11 UTCM 5.7 / 645 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 18 Apr 18:23 UTCM 4.6 / 642 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ

 

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