Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Sunday, 26 August 1984 at 05:00 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 560 km depth
Depth: 559.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.594°S / 179.07°E (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.4||560 km||south of the Fiji Islands||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake South of the Fiji Islands 26 August 1984 05:00 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 28 Dec 1984 15:59 UTC| M 5.7 |552.6 km (343.4 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details