Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Fiji region

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Fiji region

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Fiji region at 23:35 UTC on May 7, 2021, at a depth of 384 km (238 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 392 km (243 miles).

The epicenter was located 344 km (214 miles) WNW of Pangai, Tonga, and 426 km (265 miles) SE of Labasa, Fiji.

There are just a few people living within 100 km (62 miles).

There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

7 000 people are estimated to have felt weak shaking.

Image credit: TW/SAM, Google

The USGS issued a green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.

Regional seismicity

Featured image credit: TW/SAM, Google

Comments

AMERICAPARADISELOST 4 months ago

fulfillment of prophecy "earthquakes in many places"

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