Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 22 September 1950
Depth: 400.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.634°S / 177.295°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (152 km / 94 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 22 Sep 23:53 UTC||M 6.8 / 400.4 km||Fiji Region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.8 quake: Fiji Region, 22 Sep 1950 23h53
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