Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, 4 May 2000
Depth: 515.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.914°S / 178.522°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (49 km / 30 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 4 May 20:36 UTC||M 6.5 / 515.8 km||Fiji Region||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake: Fiji Region, 4 May 2000 20h36
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 02 Sep 2000 10:19 UTC| M 5.7 |587.5 km (365.1 mi) depth|21 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 27 Aug 2000 04:22 UTC| M 5.5 |548.9 km (341.1 mi) depth|72 km (45 mi) distance| USGS | Details