Strong Earthquake Fiji Islands Region 30-Dec-14 (E143642117)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.1 Mwb [subject to review and confirmation] As this is Mwb it will probably change.
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-12-30T21:17:23.970Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 20.341°S, 178.548°W
  • Seismic Region: 13 – Fiji Islands Area
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1810 – Fiji Islands Region
  • Earthquake depth: 598.2 km
  • Distances:
    1. 37km (22mi) NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji
    2. 359km (223mi) WNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga
    3. 399km (247mi) SE of Suva, Fiji
    4. 486km (301mi) SSE of Lambasa, Fiji
    5. 509km (316mi) SE of Nadi, Fiji
  • Tsunamigenic: No
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usc000tauh

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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