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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
15 Sep 04:24 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 12 minutes.
15 Sep 04:26: Magnitude recalculée de 5.3 à 5.5. Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 3.2 km (2 mi) au O.
15 Sep 06:28: Magnitude recalculée de 5.5 à 6.0.
15 Sep 07:32: Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 6.4 km (4 mi) au O.
Date & time: Tuesday, 15 September 2020 04:12 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.96°S / 179.93°E (Fidji)
Nearest volcano: Taveuni (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
175 km NE de Labasa (pop: 27,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 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
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

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Fiji Islands Region, 15 Sep 2020 04:12

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

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 19 Aug 2018 00:19
    | 8.1 |
    566km / 352mi
    |
    il y a 2 ans
    |
    391km / 243mi
    | Fiji Islands Region
  • 29 Sep 2009 17:48
    | 8.1 |
    18km / 11.2mi
    |
    il y a 11 ans
    |
    858km / 533mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 30 Apr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    il y a 102 ans
    |
    889km / 552mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 03 May 2006 15:26
    | 8.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    il y a 14 ans
    |
    857km / 533mi
    | Tonga
  • 26 Jun 1917 05:49
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    il y a 103 ans
    |
    700km / 435mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 06 Sep 2018 15:49
    | 7.8 |
    640km / 398mi
    |
    il y a 2 ans
    |
    396km / 246mi
    | Fiji Islands
  • 14 Oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    il y a 23 ans
    |
    867km / 539mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 Dec 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    il y a 45 ans
    |
    827km / 514mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 14 Dec 1950 01:52
    | 7.8 |
    216km / 134mi
    |
    il y a 70 ans
    |
    691km / 429mi
    | Tonga
  • 01 Jan 1919 03:00
    | 7.8 |
    485km / 301mi
    |
    il y a 102 ans
    |
    527km / 327mi
    | Fiji Region
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