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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Fiji Islands Region martes, 15 sep. 2020

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Fiji Islands Region martes, 15 sep. 2020
15 Sep 04:24 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 12 minutos.
15 Sep 04:26: Magnitud recalculada de 5.3 a 5.5. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3.2 km (2 mi) al O.
15 Sep 06:28: Magnitud recalculada de 5.5 a 6.0.
15 Sep 07:32: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6.4 km (4 mi) al O.
Fecha & hora: martes, 15 septiembre 2020 04:12 UTC
Magnitud: 6.0
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14,96°S / 179,93°E (Fiji)
Volcán mas cercano: Taveuni (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
175 km al NE de Labasa (pop: 27,900)
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 6,3 x 1013 joules (17,5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0,9 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
Tue, 15 Sep 04:12 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
Tue, 15 Sep 04:12 UTCM 6.1 / 40 km FijiEMSC
Tue, 15 Sep 04:12 UTCM 6.0 / 32 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu
Tue, 15 Sep 04:12 UTCM 5.3 / 73 kmFiji Islands RegionBMKG
Tue, 15 Sep 04:12 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km160 Km NNE of Labasa, FijiUSGS

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Aftershocks of the M 6.0 terremoto: Fiji Islands Region Tue, 15 Sep 04h12

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 15 sep 2020 10:55 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Fiji Islands Region martes, 15 sep. 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profundidad
    |
    Age
    |
    Distancia
    | Details
  • 19 ago 2018 00:19
    | 8.1 |
    566km / 352mi
    |
    hace 2 años
    |
    391km / 243mi
    | Fiji Islands Region
  • 29 sep 2009 17:48
    | 8.1 |
    18km / 11,2mi
    |
    hace 11 años
    |
    858km / 533mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 30 abr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    hace 102 años
    |
    889km / 552mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 03 may 2006 15:26
    | 8.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    hace 14 años
    |
    857km / 533mi
    | Tonga
  • 26 jun 1917 05:49
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9,3mi
    |
    hace 103 años
    |
    700km / 435mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 06 sep 2018 15:49
    | 7.8 |
    640km / 398mi
    |
    hace 2 años
    |
    396km / 246mi
    | Fiji Islands
  • 14 oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    hace 23 años
    |
    867km / 539mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 dic 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    hace 45 años
    |
    827km / 514mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 14 dic 1950 01:52
    | 7.8 |
    216km / 134mi
    |
    hace 70 años
    |
    691km / 429mi
    | Tonga
  • 01 ene 1919 03:00
    | 7.8 |
    485km / 301mi
    |
    hace 102 años
    |
    527km / 327mi
    | Fiji Region
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