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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 16 June 2018

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 16 June 2018
16 Jun 03:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Jun 16 03:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Date & time: Saturday, 16 June 2018 03:23 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.18°S / 177.56°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Niuafo'ou (214 km / 133 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 16 Jun 03:23 UTCM 5.6 / 10 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
Sat, 16 Jun 03:23 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km FIJI REGIONEMSC
Sat, 16 Jun 03:23 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km- 223km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and FutunaUSGS

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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Saturday, 16 June 2018

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