Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Tuesday, 11 September 1990 at 01:46 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 600 km depth
Depth: 600.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.909°S / 178.718°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
302 km (187 mi) E of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) S of Alo (Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 239) --> See nearby quakes!
515 km (320 mi) NW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
515 km (320 mi) NW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
524 km (326 mi) NW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
548 km (341 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||6 km||Fiji region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
- 31 Oct 1990 12:25 UTC| M 4.8 |540.1 km (335.6 mi) depth|14 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 22 Oct 1990 06:03 UTC| M 4.7 |553.1 km (343.7 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 14 Oct 1990 18:28 UTC| M 5.2 |588.4 km (365.6 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 04 Oct 1990 03:47 UTC| M 5.3 |546.6 km (339.6 mi) depth|17 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details