Very deep M6.1 earthquake hits south of the Fiji Islands

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A very deep earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.1, hit south of the Fiji Islands at 05:04 UTC on November 14, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 627 km (389 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 618 km (384 miles).

The epicenter was located 861 km (535 miles) SE of Haveluloto, Tonga, and 876 km (546 miles) S of Suva, Fiji.

There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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

There are likely to be no affected structures in this region.

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Regional seismicity

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