Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Fiji Region, martes, 27 ene. 1998

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Fiji Region, martes, 27 ene. 1998

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 643 km depth

Fecha & hora: 27 Jan 1998 02:14:12 UTC
Magnitud: 6
Profundidad: 642.8 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 20.768°S / 179.178°W (Fiyi)
Volcán mas cercano: Kabara (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
384 km al SE de Suva (pop: 77,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
415 km al O de Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
415 km al O de Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
429 km al O de Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
443 km al O de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 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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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.0643 kmFiji regionUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 13 Jun 1998 22:59 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 May 1998 16:12 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    550 km (341.8 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 May 1998 02:35 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    550 km (341.8 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 May 1998 12:46 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 May 1998 23:49 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 1998 19:59 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    500 km (310.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 1998 05:32 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Apr 1998 06:29 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    550 km (341.8 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Apr 1998 12:58 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    550 km (341.8 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Apr 1998 16:20 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    550 km (341.8 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Feb 1998 08:05 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Jan 1998 05:53 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profundidad
    |
    Age
    |
    Distancia
    | Details
  • 01 Jan 1919 03:00
    | 7.8 |
    485km / 301mi
    |
    hace 102 años
    |
    197km / 123mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 21 May 1962 21:15
    | 7.5 |
    390km / 242mi
    |
    hace 59 años
    |
    194km / 121mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 05 Aug 1996 22:38
    | 7.4 |
    550km / 342mi
    |
    hace 24 años
    |
    91km / 56mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 28 Sep 1957 14:20
    | 7.4 |
    587km / 364mi
    |
    hace 63 años
    |
    90km / 56mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 25 May 1944 01:06
    | 7.3 |
    633km / 393mi
    |
    hace 77 años
    |
    94km / 58mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 16 Apr 1937 03:01
    | 7.3 |
    330km / 205mi
    |
    hace 84 años
    |
    195km / 121mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 11 Jul 1992 10:44
    | 7.2 |
    377km / 234mi
    |
    hace 29 años
    |
    207km / 128mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands
  • 09 Oct 1967 17:21
    | 7.2 |
    637km / 396mi
    |
    hace 53 años
    |
    46km / 29mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 16 Jun 1986 10:48
    | 7.1 |
    547km / 340mi
    |
    hace 35 años
    |
    144km / 89mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands
  • 26 May 1986 19:06
    | 7.1 |
    538km / 334mi
    |
    hace 35 años
    |
    214km / 133mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands
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