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Deep M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Fiji

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Fiji at 08:12 UTC on March 10, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 567.4 km (352.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 560 km (347.9 miles). The epicenter was located 215 km (134 miles) S...

March 10, 2019

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Deep M6.2 earthquake hits near Ndoi Island, Fiji

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near Ndoi Island, Fiji at 19:56 UTC on January 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 579 km (359 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 594 km (369 miles). GFZ is reporting it as M5.6 (preliminary) at...

January 26, 2019

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Deep M6.7 earthquake hits Fiji

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Fiji region at 20:25 UTC on November 18, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 533 km (331 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 520 km (323 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

November 18, 2018

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Very deep M6.6 earthquake hits Fiji region

A very deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Fiji islands region at 10:52 UTC on September 30, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 546 km (339 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 276 km (171 miles) E of...

September 30, 2018

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Deep M6.5 earthquake south of the Fiji Islands

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit south of the Fiji Islands at 21:11 UTC on September 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 570 km (354 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 588 km (365 miles). According to the USGS, the...

September 16, 2018

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Very strong and deep M7.8 earthquake hits Fiji

A very strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.8 hit Fiji at 15:49 UTC on September 6, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 608.6 km (378 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.8 at a depth of 627 km (389 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

September 06, 2018

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Very deep M8.2 earthquake hits Fiji region, two M6+ aftershocks

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M8.2 hit Fiji region at 00:19 UTC (12:19 local time) on August 19, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 563.4 km (350 miles). EMSC is reporting M8.2 at a depth of 558 km (346 miles). This earthquake can have a...

August 19, 2018

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M6.1 earthquake hits south of the Fiji Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit south of the Fiji Islands at 05:57 UTC on April 2, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 83.5 km (51.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

April 02, 2018

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Fiji region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Fiji region at 11:05 UTC on February 1, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter was located...

February 01, 2018

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Fiji / Tonga region at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Fiji / Tonga region at 04:20 UTC on September 26, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 98.1 km (60.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

September 26, 2017

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Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Fiji

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Fiji at 02:00 UTC on August 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 538.6 km (334 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 527 km (327 miles). The epicenter was located 194.4 km (120.8 miles) E...

August 19, 2017

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Deep M6.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit south of Fiji at 22:26 UTC on June 17, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 518.2 km (322 miles). The epicenter was located 626.2 km (389.1 miles) WSW of Haveluloto (population 3 417), 627.9 km...

June 18, 2017

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Very deep M6.0 earthquake hits Fiji region

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Fiji region at 17:11 UTC on April 18, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 626.1 km (389 miles). The epicenter was located 242.1 km (150.4 miles) E of Levuka (population 8 360), 297.9 km (185.1...

April 18, 2017

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Strong and deep M6.9 earthquake hits Fiji - Tonga region

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit Fiji - Tonga region at 17:28 UTC on February 24, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 396.1 km (246.1 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 400 km (248.5 miles). According to the USGS, the...

February 24, 2017

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Fiji region at 06:11 UTC on January 14, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 0 km. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

January 14, 2017

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Very strong M6.9 earthquake hits south of Fiji, tsunami warnings issued

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 (downgraded from M7.2) hit south of Fiji at 21:51 UTC on January 3, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6...

January 03, 2017

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Deep M6.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit south of Fiji at 13:14 UTC on January 2, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 549.2 km (341.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 600 km (372.8 miles). The epicenter was...

January 02, 2017

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Very strong and deep M6.9 earthquake hits between Fiji and Tonga

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit between Fiji and Tonga at 21:28 UTC on September 24, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 596.3 km (370.5 miles). The quake was preceded by M6.4 at 21:07 UTC at a depth of 183.4 km (114...

September 24, 2016

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M6.1 earthquake at intermediate depth hits south of the Fiji Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit south of the Fiji Islands at 03:29 UTC on August 12, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 75 km (46.6 miles). The epicenter was located 476.5 km (296.1 miles) SSW of Ohonua (population: 1 241), Tonga, 485.5...

August 12, 2016

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Strong and deep M6.6 earthquake hits Fiji region

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Fiji region at 05:38 UTC on May 28, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 416.8 km (259.0 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.9 at a depth of 448 km (278 miles). According to the USGS, the...

May 28, 2016

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Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Fiji region

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Fiji region at 04:08 UTC on May 27, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 572.1 km (355.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.3 at a depth of 604 km (375 miles). According to the USGS, the...

May 27, 2016

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Very deep M6.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji

A very deep earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.0 hit south of Fiji at 15:51 UTC on February 20, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 600 km (373 miles). USGS is reporting M5.8 at a depth of 579.4 km (360 miles). According to the USGS, the...

February 20, 2016

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Very shallow M6.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji

A very shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.1 hit south of Fiji at 18:24 UTC on January 18, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 0 km. USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 14.8 km (9.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

January 18, 2016

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Very deep M6.1 earthquake registered south of Fiji

A very deep earthquake registered as M6.1 by Geoscience Australia hit south of Fiji islands at 08:46 UTC on September 7, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 573 km (356 miles). USGS is reporting M5.3 at a depth of 547.3 km (340.1 miles).According to the USGS, epicent

September 07, 2015

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Deep M6.5 earthquake registered near Ndoi Island, Fiji

A strong and deep earthquake registered as M6.5 by USGS hit near Ndoi Island, Fiji at 21:28 UTC on June 21, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 563.5 km (350.1 miles.). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude at a depth of 553 km (343 miles).According to the USGS, epicenter w

June 21, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake registered off the coast of Fiji

A very strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake was registered off the coast of Fiji, South Pacific Ocean at 15:52 UTC on April 17, 2015. Geoscience Australia is reporting depth of 0 km. USGS is also reporting M6.5, but at a depth of 10 km.Epicenter was located 183 km (114 mi

April 17, 2015

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Deep M6.0 earthquake registered near Fiji

A strong and very deep M6.0 earthquake was registered near Fiji on April 2, 2015 at 04:10 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 560.5 km (348.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 578 km (359 miles).Epicenter was located 260 km (162 miles) SE of Lamba

April 02, 2015

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Deep M6.1 earthquake off the coast of Ndoi Island, Fiji

Strong and deep M6.1 earthquake was registered off the coast of Fiji on January 28, 2015 at 02:43 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 483.6 km. Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 452 km.Epicenter was located 46 km (29 miles) SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji and 328

January 28, 2015

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Strong and deep M6.1 earthquake registered in Fiji region

A strong and deep earthquake measuring M6.1 on the Richter scale was registered off the coast of Ndoi Island, Fiji at 21:17 UTC on December 30, 2014. USGS is reporting depth of 598.2 km (371.7 miles).Epicenter was located 37 km (23 miles) NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji, 359 k

December 30, 2014

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Very strong and deep earthquake M6.9 struck off the coast of Fiji

A very strong and deep earthquake measuring M6.9 on the Richter scale (USGS) struck off the coast of Fiji on July 21, 2014, at 14:54 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 616.1 km (382.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 earthquake at depth of 610 km.Epicenter was located 1

July 21, 2014

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Two strong and very deep earthquakes struck south of Fiji

Two strong and deep earthquakes were detected south of Fiji on May 4, 2014. The first one, measuring M6.7 (USGS) struck at 09:15 UTC at depth of 527.6 km (327.8 miles), the second one, M6.1 (USGS), struck 10 minutes later at depth 610.6km (379.4mi).Geosci

May 04, 2014

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Strong and deep M 6.5 earthquake recorded south of the Fiji Islands

Strong and deep earthquake registered as M 6.5 struck south of the Fiji Islands on March 26, 2014 at 03:29 UTC. Such earthquakes are common in this area, but this was the strongest one in last 30 days. USGS is reporting depth of 493.1 km (306.4 miles),

March 26, 2014

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Deep earthquake M 6.5 struck Fiji region

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck Fiji region at 07:48 UTC on November 23, 2013. USGS measured depth at 377.1 km (234.3 miles), EMSC at 368 km. Epicenter was located at the sea, 322 km (200 miles) WNW of Neiafu, Tonga, and 438 km (272 miles)  E of Lambasa,

November 23, 2013

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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Fiji region

An earthquake magnitude 6.2 hits Fiji Friday, August 19, 2011 at 03:54:27 PM (16.526°S, 176.905°W). According to USGS, an epicenter was located 283 km (175 miles) SSE of Sigave, Ile Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, 343 km (213 miles) WSW of Hihifo, Tonga, 370 km (229

August 19, 2011

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Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes underneath South Pacific Ocean near Fiji island

A strong earthquake magnitude 6.7 strucks deep underneath the South Pacific Ocean at 7.42 p.m. local time (0742 GMT) and it was centered about 365 kilometers (226 miles) south-southwest of Ndoi Island, a small island which is part of Fiji. No tsunami alert was

July 29, 2011