Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Fiji Region on Monday, 10 January 1977 at 09:31 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 653 km depth
Depth: 653.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.717°S / 179.246°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
375 km (233 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.5||653 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Fiji Region 10 January 1977 09:31 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 Jan 1977 16:58 UTC| M 4.5 |599 km (372.2 mi) depth|29 km (18 mi) distance| USGS | Details