Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Tuesday, 26 June 1990 at 12:08 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 587 km depth
Depth: 586.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.015°S / 179.473°W (Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
452 km (281 mi) WSW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) WSW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) SSE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.3||587 km||south of the Fiji Islands||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake South of the Fiji Islands 26 June 1990 12:08 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
- 26 Nov 1990 20:09 UTC| M 5.4 |613.5 km (381.2 mi) depth|37 km (23 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 23 Oct 1990 04:08 UTC| M 5.5 |591.9 km (367.8 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 03 Jul 1990 15:38 UTC| M 5.1 |572.7 km (355.9 mi) depth|38 km (24 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 29 Jun 1990 03:53 UTC| M 5.7 |616.3 km (383 mi) depth|54 km (33 mi) distance| USGS | Details