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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South of Fiji Islands on Sunday, 16 September 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South of Fiji Islands on Sunday, 16 September 2018

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - South of Fiji Islands on Sunday, 16 September 2018
Sep 16 21:21: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 566.0 to 569.0 km.
Sep 16 21:33: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 569.0 to 572.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 16 September 2018 21:11 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 572.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.34°S / 178.25°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Monowai (449 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 16 Sep 2018
Sun, 16 Sep 21:11 UTCM 6.5 / 588 km SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDSEMSC
Sun, 16 Sep 21:11 UTCM 6.0 / 595.2 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsGeoAu
Sun, 16 Sep 21:11 UTCM 6.5 / 570 km- South of the Fiji IslandsUSGS
Sun, 16 Sep 21:11 UTCM 6.0 / 611.9 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(2089.4 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Lebanon / not felt: Over 6000 miles away... didn't feel shit
(2791.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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