Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Fiji Region on Wednesday, 25 April 1984
Depth: 414.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.311°S / 177.229°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (160 km / 99 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 25 Apr 04:19 UTC||M 6.3 / 414.9 km||Fiji Region||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake: Fiji Region, 25 Apr 1984 04h19
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 16 Jul 1984 17:11 UTC| M 4.8 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|41 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 16 Jul 1984 17:00 UTC| M 5.4 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|55 km (34 mi) distance| USGS | Details