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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Monday, 16 June 1986

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake  - South of the Fiji Islands on Monday, 16 June 1986
Date & time: Monday, 16 June 1986 10:48 UTC
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 547.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.037°S / 178.925°W (Fiji)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Aftershocks of the 7.1 quake: South of the Fiji Islands, 16 Jun 1986 10h48

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (34 quakes):
  • 05 Jun 1988 01:41 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    439.3 km (273 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 May 1988 16:39 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    589.6 km (366.4 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 May 1988 05:05 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    580.3 km (360.6 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Apr 1988 22:36 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    619.3 km (384.8 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Apr 1988 18:44 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Mar 1988 17:55 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    590.5 km (366.9 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Mar 1988 23:24 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    626.8 km (389.5 mi) depth
    |
    120 km (74 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Mar 1988 10:25 UTC
    | M 6.6 |
    623 km (387.1 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (79 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, 10 March 1988
  • 29 Feb 1988 02:58 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    594.9 km (369.7 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Dec 1987 18:23 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    388.4 km (241.3 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Nov 1987 18:41 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    626.6 km (389.4 mi) depth
    |
    98 km (61 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Oct 1987 12:57 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    533.5 km (331.5 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Oct 1987 16:08 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    567.9 km (352.9 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Sep 1987 10:12 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    537.3 km (333.9 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Sep 1987 06:03 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    593.4 km (368.7 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Sep 1987 22:46 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    592.8 km (368.3 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Monday, 16 June 1986
 

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