Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region on Tuesday, 6 October 2020 - information

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - 329 km east da Suva, Balrampur, Central, Figi, martedì, 06 ottobre 2020

- Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - 329 km east da Suva, Balrampur, Central, Figi, martedì, 06 ottobre 2020

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 629 km depth

6 Oct 10:19 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 8 minuti.
6 Oct 10:21: Profondità ricalcolata da 631.0 a 629.0 km (da 392 a 391 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 2.1 km (1.3 mi) al O.
6 Oct 13:28: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.2 a 6.0.
Data & ora: 6 Oct 2020 10:11:45 UTC -
Magnitudine: 6.0
Profondità: 629.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 18,09°S / 178,45°W (Figi)
Vulcano più vicino: Taveuni (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
236 km E da Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
296 km SE da Labasa (pop: 27,900)
329 km E da Suva (Balrampur) (pop: 77,400)
415 km E da Ba (pop: 14,600)
437 km E da Lautoka (Seixal Municipality) (pop: 52,500)
439 km E da Nadi (Ba Province) (pop: 42,300)
476 km W da Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320)
480 km NW da Nuku‘alofa (Nuku'alofa, Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 26.4°C (80 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from ENE
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!) [saperne di più]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.0629 kmFiji Islands RegionGFZ
M 6.0625 kmFiji RegionEMSC
M 6.0623 kmFiji Islands RegionGeoAu
M 6.0629 km231 Km E of Levuka, FijiUSGS
M 5.9648 kmFiji Islands RegionBMKG
M 6.0630 kmFiji Islands Region [Sea: Fiji]INGV

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Nadi (433.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake 329 km east of Suva, Balrampur, Central, Fiji, 6 October 10:11 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 22 Nov 2020 03:55 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    463 km (287.7 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Nov 2020 11:12 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    578 km (359.2 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Nov 2020 03:36 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    474 km (294.5 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Nov 2020 09:38 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    588 km (365.4 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 31 Oct 2020 05:22 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    579.2 km (359.9 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Oct 2020 21:29 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    523.8 km (325.5 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Oct 2020 11:21 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    526.7 km (327.3 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Oct 2020 04:59 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    589.7 km (366.4 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Oct 2020 02:15 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    544.4 km (338.3 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Oct 2020 05:00 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    633.4 km (393.6 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Oct 2020 18:05 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    623.4 km (387.4 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Oct 2020 22:08 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    602 km (374.1 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 329 km east of Suva, Balrampur, Central, Fiji, on Tuesday, 6 October 2020 at 10:11 (GMT)
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profondità
    |
    Age
    |
    Distanza
    | Details
  • 19 Aug 2018 00:19
    | 8.1 |
    566km / 352mi
    |
    2 anni fa
    |
    19km / 12mi
    | Fiji Islands Region
  • 29 Sep 2009 17:48
    | 8.1 |
    18km / 11.2mi
    |
    11 anni fa
    |
    736km / 457mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 30 Apr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    102 anni fa
    |
    628km / 390mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 03 May 2006 15:26
    | 8.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    15 anni fa
    |
    511km / 318mi
    | Tonga
  • 26 Jun 1917 05:49
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    103 anni fa
    |
    641km / 398mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 06 Sep 2018 15:49
    | 7.8 |
    640km / 398mi
    |
    2 anni fa
    |
    245km / 152mi
    | Fiji Islands
  • 09 Dec 2007 07:28
    | 7.8 |
    153km / 95mi
    |
    13 anni fa
    |
    885km / 550mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (New Zealand)
  • 14 Oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    23 anni fa
    |
    479km / 298mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 Dec 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    45 anni fa
    |
    667km / 415mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 11 Oct 1975 14:35
    | 7.8 |
    9km / 5.6mi
    |
    45 anni fa
    |
    831km / 517mi
    | South of Tonga
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