Strong Earthquake Fiji Islands Region 26-Jan-19 (E190261956)

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Derived from EMSC and other event data. See details below.
Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Magnitude 6.2 [subject to review and confirmation]

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  • Date-Time: 2019-01-26T19:56:43.800Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 21.230°S, 178.830°W
  • Seismic Region: 13 – Fiji Islands Area
  • Seismic Geo Area: 181 – Fiji Islands Region
  • Earthquake depth: 595.0 km
  • Tsunamigenic: No. (Not tsunamigenic or unknown at this time)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status:
  • Event ID: 741038
  • Version Timestamp :

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Distances

  1. 377 km W of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga / pop: 22,400 / local time: 08:56:43.8 2019-01-27
  2. 446 km SE of Suva, Fiji / pop: 77,400 / local time: 07:56:43.8 2019-01-27
  3. 1110 km SW of Apia, Samoa / pop: 40,500 / local time: 09:56:43.8 2019-01-27

Event and Aftershocks
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser [→] Historical Information
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 [→]

741038_EMSCRegional

No claim is made as such that there is a connection to earthquake events between the positions of celestial bodies and/or the state of space weather however the data is provided for you to make your own observations on the possibilities and draw your own conclusions.

Celestial Data

View from moon image (Fourmilab) shows you the view of the earth from the moon (centre of the image) at the time of the event.

Lunar Perigee and Apogee

5 ← Perigee → 24 | -10 ← Apogee → 37
Perigee date + distance Apogee date + distance
2018-11-26T12:11:00.000Z
366622km  F  +3d06h
2018-12-12T12:27:00.000Z
405176km  N  +5d05h
2018-12-24T09:53:00.000Z
361059km  F  +1d16h
2019-01-09T04:30:00.000Z
406114km  N  +3d03h
2019-01-21T19:59:00.000Z
357344km  F  +0d14h
2019-02-05T09:28:00.000Z
406555km  N  +0d12h
2019-02-19T09:07:00.000Z
356761km  F  -0d06h
2019-03-04T11:27:00.000Z
406390km  N  -2d04h

See Fourmilab for more details

New and Full Moon Times

20 ← New Moon → 9 | 5 ← Full Moon → 24
New Moon dates Full Moon dates
2018-11-07 16:03 2018-11-23 05:41
2018-12-07 07:22 2018-12-22 17:50
2019-01-06 01:30 2019-01-21 05:17
2019-02-04 21:05 2019-02-19 15:54
2019-03-06 16:05 2019-03-21 01:43

See Fourmilab for more details

Times of closest conjunctions

4 ← Conjunction → 18
Conj. Date Conj. Time Planet 1. Planet 2.
2018-10-29 06:33:24.8 Mercury Jupiter
2018-11-27 21:11:39.9 Mercury Jupiter
2018-12-07 14:09:27.0 Mars Neptune
2018-12-21 19:54:01.7 Mercury Jupiter
2019-01-13 11:47:19.2 Mercury Saturn
2019-01-22 15:16:11.2 Venus Jupiter
2019-02-13 05:38:12.7 Mars Uranus
2019-02-18 12:20:13.6 Venus Saturn
2019-02-19 05:25:56.2 Mercury Neptune
2019-04-02 19:49:23.9 Mercury Neptune
2019-04-10 06:05:08.6 Venus Neptune
2019-04-16 19:02:53.0 Mercury Venus
2019-05-08 15:32:12.8 Mercury Uranus
2019-05-18 16:35:10.2 Venus Uranus
2019-06-18 17:59:09.4 Mercury Mars
2019-07-05 23:07:46.9 Mercury Mars

See TAU Astronomy Club: Mutual planetary conjunctions and occultations

Orrery at time of earthquake

The Orrery gives the position of the planets at the time of the earthquake, and the ephemeris has been set for the latitude and longitude of the event. The ephemeris shows you the positions of the principal bodies in the Solar System at the selected time, both in celestial coordinates and as seen from the event epicentre.

Space Weather

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