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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - South of the Fiji Islands on Wednesday, 26 March 2014
26 Mar 03:44 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 14 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 26 March 2014 03:29 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 15:29:36
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 493.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.0916°S / 179.2787°E (international territory)
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!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 26 Mar 03:29 UTCM 6.3 / 494 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsGFZ
Wed, 26 Mar 03:29 UTCM 6.3 / 479 km SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDSEMSC
Wed, 26 Mar 03:29 UTCM 6.5 / 493.1 kmSouth of the Fiji IslandsUSGS
Wed, 26 Mar 03:29 UTCM 6.1 / 506 kmS of Fiji IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake: South of the Fiji Islands, 26 Mar 2014 03h29

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 06 Sep 2014 10:47 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    508.2 km (315.8 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jul 2014 11:14 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    503 km (312.5 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 May 2014 10:06 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    668.4 km (415.3 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 04 May 2014 09:25 UTC
    | M 6.6 |
    750 km (466 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - on Sunday, 4 May 2014
  • 26 Mar 2014 04:23 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    474.1 km (294.6 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Mar 2014 03:49 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    496 km (308.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands on Wednesday, 26 March 2014
 

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