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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 12 March 2019
Date & time: Tuesday, 12 March 2019 03:25 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 618.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.88°S / 177.79°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (265 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Tue, 12 Mar 03:25 UTCM 5.4 / 610 kmFiji Islands RegionBMKG
Tue, 12 Mar 03:25 UTCM 5.3 / 605.4 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu
Tue, 12 Mar 03:23 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmTonga Islands RegionBMKG

"I felt it" reports:
Fiji / MMI IX (Violent shaking): It was the scariest moment in my life. I almost was going to have a funeral. But thank god I'm alobe
Viti / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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