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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 8 November 1992

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Sunday, 8 November 1992
Date & time: Sunday, 8 November 1992 03:43 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 9.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.727°S / 179.703°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (126 km / 78 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake: Fiji Region, 8 Nov 1992 03h43

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 12 Mar 1993 23:46 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    198.7 km (123.5 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 8 November 1992

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