Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 6 May 2007 at 21:11 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Sunday, 6 May 2007 at 21:11 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 676 km depth

Date & time: 6 May 2007 09:11:52 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 676.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.401°S / 179.354°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Kabara (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
204 km (127 mi) SE of Levuka (Lomaiviti, Eastern Division) (pop: 8,360)
271 km (168 mi) ESE of Suva (Central) (pop: 77,400)
357 km (222 mi) SSE of Labasa (Northern Division) (pop: 27,900)
376 km (234 mi) ESE of Ba (Western Division) (pop: 14,600)
384 km (239 mi) ESE of Nadi (Western) (pop: 42,300)
391 km (243 mi) ESE of Lautoka (Western) (pop: 52,500)
474 km (295 mi) WNW of Nuku‘alofa (Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
571 km (355 mi) W of Neiafu (Vava‘u, Tonga) (pop: 4,320)
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!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.5676 kmFiji regionUSGS
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