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Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Monday, 19 August 2002

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Monday, 19 August 2002
Date & time: Monday, 19 August 2002 11:01 UTC
Magnitude: 7.7
Depth: 580.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.696°S / 179.513°W (Fiji)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Aftershocks of the 7.7 quake: Fiji Region, 19 Aug 2002 11h01

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (47 quakes):
  • 10 Jul 2004 06:19 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    603.9 km (375.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jul 2004 14:59 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    107.2 km (66.6 mi) depth
    |
    289 km (180 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Jun 2004 00:47 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    599.3 km (372.4 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jun 2004 21:27 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    626.1 km (389 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Jun 2004 17:05 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    537 km (333.7 mi) depth
    |
    263 km (163 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 May 2004 14:33 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    527.5 km (327.8 mi) depth
    |
    205 km (128 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Apr 2004 12:40 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    542.9 km (337.3 mi) depth
    |
    226 km (140 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Mar 2004 02:51 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    398.2 km (247.4 mi) depth
    |
    173 km (107 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Mar 2004 22:49 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    607 km (377.2 mi) depth
    |
    107 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Mar 2004 06:00 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    622.6 km (386.9 mi) depth
    |
    139 km (86 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Feb 2004 10:39 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    532.1 km (330.6 mi) depth
    |
    276 km (172 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jan 2004 09:40 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    609.1 km (378.5 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jan 2004 09:29 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    657.2 km (408.4 mi) depth
    |
    189 km (117 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Dec 2003 12:21 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    609.9 km (379 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Dec 2003 07:33 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    611.5 km (380 mi) depth
    |
    125 km (78 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Nov 2003 19:00 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    575 km (357.3 mi) depth
    |
    247 km (154 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - Fiji Region on Monday, 19 August 2002

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