Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Thursday, 18 April 1991 at 09:41 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 471 km depth
Depth: 470.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.924°S / 179.342°W (Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
471 km (292 mi) WSW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
471 km (292 mi) WSW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) WSW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
486 km (302 mi) WSW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
580 km (360 mi) SSE of Suva (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||471 km||south of the Fiji Islands||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake South of the Fiji Islands 18 April 1991 09:41 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 02 Jul 1991 06:08 UTC| M 5.7 |429.2 km (266.7 mi) depth|41 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Details
Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Thursday, 18 April 1991 at 09:41 (GMT)
- 25 May 1944 01:06| 7.3 |633km / 393mi|77 years ago|150km / 93mi| Fiji Region
- 10 Feb 1969 22:58| 7.2 |660km / 410mi|52 years ago|189km / 117mi| South of the Fiji Islands
- 09 Oct 1967 17:21| 7.2 |637km / 396mi|53 years ago|194km / 121mi| Fiji Region
- 16 Jun 1986 10:48| 7.1 |547km / 340mi|35 years ago|108km / 67mi| South of the Fiji Islands
- 04 May 1924 16:51| 7.1 |535km / 332mi|97 years ago|196km / 122mi| Fiji Region
- 26 May 1986 18:40| 6.8 |583km / 363mi|35 years ago|126km / 78mi| Fiji Region
- 24 Jan 1969 02:33| 6.7 |594km / 369mi|52 years ago|117km / 73mi| Fiji Region
- 28 Dec 1964 16:16| 6.7 |589km / 366mi|56 years ago|99km / 61mi| South of the Fiji Islands
- 20 Nov 1971 07:28| 6.5 |543km / 337mi|49 years ago|79km / 49mi| South of the Fiji Islands
- 22 Apr 1984 03:33| 6.4 |593km / 369mi|37 years ago|118km / 73mi| Fiji Region
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