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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Monday, 30 September 1991

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Monday, 30 September 1991
Date & time: Monday, 30 September 1991 00:21 UTC
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 566.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.878°S / 178.591°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (218 km / 135 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake: Fiji Region, 30 Sep 1991 00h21

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (29 quakes):
  • 21 Aug 1993 09:42 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    426.9 km (265.3 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Fiji Region on Saturday, 21 August 1993
  • 07 Aug 1993 08:27 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    608.6 km (378.2 mi) depth
    |
    119 km (74 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jul 1993 15:09 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    571.4 km (355.1 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 1993 11:59 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    531.3 km (330.1 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Apr 1993 16:26 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    591.8 km (367.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 1993 04:02 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    612 km (380.3 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Mar 1993 00:53 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    586 km (364.1 mi) depth
    |
    131 km (81 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Mar 1993 23:13 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    653.8 km (406.3 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Dec 1992 05:53 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    512.9 km (318.7 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Oct 1992 11:31 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    636.9 km (395.8 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Oct 1992 16:49 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    534.2 km (331.9 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Sep 1992 06:00 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    495.2 km (307.7 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (57 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 1992 02:28 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    580.7 km (360.8 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Aug 1992 22:45 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    497.4 km (309.1 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Aug 1992 18:19 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    633.9 km (393.9 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jun 1992 07:28 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    596.6 km (370.7 mi) depth
    |
    136 km (85 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Monday, 30 September 1991
 

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