- Fiji Region, venerdì, 08 giugno 1990

 - Fiji Region, venerdì, 08 giugno 1990

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 499 km depth

Data & ora: 8 Jun 1990 15:05:09 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.5
Profondità: 499.2 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 18.874°S / 178.789°W (Figi)
Vulcano più vicino: Kabara (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
303 km ESE da Suva (pop: 77,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
452 km ONO da Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
452 km ONO da Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
463 km ONO da Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
485 km ONO da ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.5499 kmFiji regionUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (10 quakes):
  • 19 Nov 1990 04:15 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    510.6 km (317.3 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Nov 1990 10:04 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    519.9 km (323.1 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Nov 1990 14:17 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    601.5 km (373.8 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Nov 1990 17:52 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    601.4 km (373.7 mi) depth
    |
    95 km (59 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Oct 1990 10:32 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    526.9 km (327.4 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Sep 1990 01:46 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1990 14:22 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    623.6 km (387.5 mi) depth
    |
    86 km (53 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Sep 1990 23:27 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    614.2 km (381.6 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (46 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Aug 1990 17:08 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    677.7 km (421.1 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jul 1990 23:42 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    575.7 km (357.7 mi) depth
    |
    101 km (63 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Fiji Region on Friday, 8 June 1990 at 15:05 (GMT)
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