Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, 25 May 1944
Depth: 632.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.578°S / 179.44°W (Fiji)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 25 May 01:06 UTC||M 7.3 / 632.7 km||Fiji Region||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake: Fiji Region, 25 May 1944 01h06List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
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