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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 3 April 2011

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Sunday, 3 April 2011
Date & time: Sunday, 3 April 2011 14:07 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 551.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.642°S / 178.585°W (Fiji)
Nearest volcano: Katafaga (20 km / 12 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 3 Apr 14:07 UTCM 6.4 / 551.7 kmFiji regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: Fiji Region, 3 Apr 2011 14h07

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (16 quakes):
  • 27 Sep 2011 00:37 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    526.6 km (327.2 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Sep 2011 05:03 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    577.2 km (358.7 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Sep 2011 10:16 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    590.5 km (366.9 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Aug 2011 02:06 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    544.5 km (338.3 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Aug 2011 06:41 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    553 km (343.6 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2011 23:31 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    530.1 km (329.4 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2011 20:54 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    585.7 km (363.9 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jul 2011 19:08 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    565.3 km (351.3 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jun 2011 20:24 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    549.4 km (341.4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jun 2011 08:52 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    501.3 km (311.5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 May 2011 09:23 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    584.8 km (363.4 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    18052 km (11217 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 07 May 2011 18:10 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    562.9 km (349.8 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Apr 2011 23:35 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    611.5 km (380 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Apr 2011 03:16 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    536.8 km (333.6 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Apr 2011 04:10 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    552.4 km (343.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Map of aftershocks

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Fiji Region on Sunday, 3 April 2011
 

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