Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, May 26, 1932 at 16:09 (GMT)
Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 570 km depth
Depth: 570.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.447°S / 178.854°E↗ (international territory)
Antipode: 25.447°N / 1.146°W↗
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1016 joules (4402 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 236.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.6||570 km||south of the Fiji Islands||USGS|
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