Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Monday, 23 October 1989 at 13:08 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 441 km depth
Depth: 441.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.645°S / 179.809°E (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||441 km||south of the Fiji Islands||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake South of the Fiji Islands 23 October 1989 13:08 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 29 Nov 1989 05:48 UTC| M 6.1 |487 km (302.6 mi) depth|35 km (22 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Wednesday, 29 November 1989 at 05:48 (GMT)