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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - South of Fiji Islands on Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - South of Fiji Islands on Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Apr 23 14:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 371.0 to 379.0 km.
Apr 23 20:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.9.
Date & time: Tue, 23 Apr 14:20:16 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 379.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.79°S / 178.75°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W (175 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 (6 earthquakes)
Tue, 23 Apr 14:20 UTCM 5.9 / 354 kmSouth Of Fiji IslandsEMSC
Tue, 23 Apr 14:20 UTCM 5.6 / 427.8 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
Tue, 23 Apr 14:20 UTCM 5.9 / 352 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsBMKG
Tue, 23 Apr 14:20 UTCM 5.8 / 387.8 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsGeoAu
Tue, 23 Apr 14:20 UTCM 6.0 / 393.8 kmTonga [Sea]INGV
Tue, 23 Apr 14:20 UTCM 6.0 / 385.6 kmSouth of the Fiji IslandsUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Christchurch / MMI III (Weak shaking): Very slight rattle of my door and computer for about 2 seconds, then noticed light swinging slightly. There have been two more small shakes within about 15 minutes of the first (not sure if they are local to NZ).
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 27 Apr 2019
Sat, 27 Apr 23:06 UTCM 4.5 / 560.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 2 May 2019
Thu, 2 May 06:34 UTCM 4.6 / 548 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 6 May 2019
Mon, 6 May 21:03 UTCM 4.5 / 546.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 8 May 2019
Wed, 8 May 14:14 UTCM 3.8 / 594.3 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 9 May 2019
Thu, 9 May 04:44 UTCM 4.5 / 521 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 10 May 2019
Fri, 10 May 14:05 UTCM 4.9 / 552.8 km - [info]South of Fiji Islands[Map]GeoAu
Fri, 10 May 22:56 UTCM 4.4 / 584 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 13 May 2019
Mon, 13 May 11:38 UTCM 4.7 / 537.4 km - [info]New Zealand (Fiji)[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 20 May 2019
Mon, 20 May 16:33 UTCM 4.7 / 673.4 km - [info]New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]GEONET (NZ)

 

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