Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 10 December 1995 at 23:46 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Sunday, 10 December 1995 at 23:46 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 413 km depth

Date & time: 10 Dec 1995 11:46:59 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 412.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.513°S / 178.077°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Ata Volcanic Complex (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
301 km (187 mi) W of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
315 km (196 mi) W of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100)
470 km (292 mi) SE of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
523 km (325 mi) SE of Suva (pop: 77,400)
626 km (389 mi) SSE of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
627 km (390 mi) SE of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
628 km (390 mi) SE of Ba (pop: 14,600)
638 km (397 mi) SE of Lautoka (pop: 52,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.2413 kmFiji regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Fiji Region 10 December 23:46 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 02 Jun 1996 01:35 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    500 km (310.7 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 May 1996 20:26 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    443.2 km (275.4 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Apr 1996 02:02 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    500 km (310.7 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (46 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Apr 1996 10:59 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    500 km (310.7 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Mar 1996 09:04 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    403.3 km (250.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Feb 1996 20:57 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 1996 11:37 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    400 km (248.5 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jan 1996 04:06 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    300 km (186.4 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1996 22:35 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    300 km (186.4 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 10 December 1995 at 23:46 (GMT)
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