Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Saturday, 14 June 1986 at 09:49 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 606 km depth
Depth: 605.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.878°S / 178.633°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
311 km (193 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) S of Leava (Sigave, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 480) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (317 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (317 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
520 km (323 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
545 km (338 mi) NW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||606 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Fiji Region 14 June 1986 09:49 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 Jun 1986 23:37 UTC| M 4.5 |600.1 km (372.9 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details