Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 28 September 1984 at 03:03 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 28 September 1984 at 03:03 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 6.0 at 364 km depth

Date & time: 28 Sep 1984 03:03:46 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Profondeur: 363.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.51°S / 177.796°W (Fidji)
Volcan le plus près: Ata Volcanic Complex (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
272 km O de Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
272 km O de Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
286 km O de Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
295 km O de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
405 km OSO de Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
510 km SO de Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
543 km SE de Suva (pop: 77,400) --> 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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M 6.0364 kmFiji regionUSGS
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 02 Feb 1985 19:17 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    326.2 km (202.7 mi) depth
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 28 September 1984 at 03:03 (GMT)
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