Major Earthquake Fiji Islands Region 01-Nov-14 (E143051857)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.9 Upgraded to 7.1 Mwc [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-11-01T18:57:22.030Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 19.687°S, 177.803°W
  • Seismic Region: 13 – Fiji Islands Area
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1810 – Fiji Islands Region
  • Earthquake depth: 421.9 km
  • Distances:
    1. 142km (88mi) NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji
    2. 315km (195mi) WNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga
    3. 431km (267mi) ESE of Suva, Fiji
    4. 468km (290mi) SE of Lambasa, Fiji
    5. 545km (338mi) ESE of Nadi, Fiji
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: YES
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usc000stdc

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer


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