Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - 426 km southeast da Suva, Central, Figi, martedì, 21 luglio 2020

- Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - 426 km southeast da Suva, Central, Figi, martedì, 21 luglio 2020

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 604 km depth

21 Jul 21:04 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 8 minuti.
Jul 21 21:07: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.7 a 5.8.
Profondità ricalcolata da 620.0 a 609.0 km.
Jul 21 21:19: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.8 a 6.0.
Profondità ricalcolata da 609.0 a 604.0 km.
Data & ora: 21 Jul 2020 08:56:25 UTC -
Magnitudine: 6.0
Profondità: 604.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 20,83°S / 178,67°W (Figi)
Nearby towns and cities:
362 km W da Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
373 km SE da Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
376 km W da Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100)
426 km SE da Suva (pop: 77,400)
531 km SE da Ba (pop: 14,600)
531 km SSE da Labasa (pop: 27,900)
531 km SE da Nadi (pop: 42,300)
542 km SE da Lautoka (pop: 52,500)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.0604 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
M 6.0621 kmFiji RegionEMSC
M 5.9609 kmFiji Islands RegionBMKG
M 6.0603 kmFiji Islands region [Sea: Fiji]INGV
M 6.1611 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu
M 6.0605 kmFiji regionUSGS

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Nandi / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Violent shaking, thrown to the ground
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake 426 km southeast of Suva, Central, Fiji, 21 July 20:56 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 30 Oct 2020 02:34 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    590 km (366.6 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 01 Oct 2020 12:17 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    609 km (378.4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 30 Sep 2020 08:50 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    578 km (359.2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 14 Sep 2020 02:12 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    550.2 km (341.9 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Aug 2020 21:47 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    567.5 km (352.6 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Aug 2020 23:53 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    594.3 km (369.3 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Aug 2020 08:44 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    573.8 km (356.5 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jul 2020 23:50 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    611 km (379.7 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jul 2020 22:35 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    567 km (352.3 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 426 km southeast of Suva, Central, Fiji, on Tuesday, 21 July 2020 at 20:56 (GMT)
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