Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Monday, 1 September 2008 at 04:00 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 171 km depth
Depth: 171.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.387°S / 177.636°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Monowai (71 km / 44 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||171 km||south of the Fiji Islands||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean 1 September 2008 04:00 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 31 Dec 2008 14:02 UTC| M 5.3 |155.2 km (96.4 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details