Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Fiji on Thursday, 12 July 1923
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.777°S / 179.992°E (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) NE of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 12 Jul 03:15 UTC||M 6.4 / 15 km||Fiji||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: Fiji, 12 Jul 1923 03h15
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