Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Tuesday, 7 May 1974
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.693°S / 177.342°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (173 km / 107 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 7 May 02:25 UTC||M 6.0 / 33 km||Fiji Region||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Fiji Region, 7 May 1974 02h25
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 22 Oct 1974 01:32 UTC| M 4.4 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|50 km (31 mi) distance| USGS | Details