Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, 25 November 1976 at 14:06 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Fiji Region on Thursday, 25 November 1976 at 14:06 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 442 km depth

Date & time: 25 Nov 1976 14:06:35 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Profondeur: 442.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.498°S / 177.705°W (Fidji)
Volcan le plus près: Kabara (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
319 km NO de Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
319 km NO de Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
330 km ONO de Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
352 km NO de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
353 km O de Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
402 km OSO de Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
433 km ESE de Suva (pop: 77,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
572 km SO de Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 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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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.0442 kmFiji regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Fiji Region 25 November 1976 14:06 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (14 quakes):
  • 19 May 1977 18:48 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    586 km (364.1 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 May 1977 23:12 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    499 km (310.1 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Apr 1977 09:49 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    370 km (229.9 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17838 km (11084 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17838 km (11084 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 07 Apr 1977 09:34 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    617 km (383.4 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Mar 1977 19:34 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    432 km (268.4 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17838 km (11084 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17838 km (11084 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 22 Feb 1977 15:16 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    596 km (370.3 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17838 km (11084 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17838 km (11084 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 14 Jan 1977 17:58 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    350 km (217.5 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Dec 1976 20:52 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    602 km (374.1 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Thursday, 25 November 1976 at 14:06 (GMT)
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