Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Saturday, 22 February 1975 at 22:04 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 375 km depth
Depth: 375.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.886°S / 179.061°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
574 km (357 mi) SW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
574 km (357 mi) SW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
577 km (359 mi) SW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
584 km (363 mi) SW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.2||375 km||south of the Fiji Islands||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake South of the Fiji Islands 22 February 1975 22:04 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 20 May 1975 14:31 UTC| M 5.1 |362 km (224.9 mi) depth|24 km (15 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 23 Feb 1975 02:46 UTC| M 4.7 |376 km (233.6 mi) depth|34 km (21 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC| M |0 km (0 mi) depth|17251 km (10719 mi) distance| | Details