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24 February 2017

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 6.9 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS 24/02/2017 17:28 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 6.9 24/02/2017 17:28 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS

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A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has occurred SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS at:
23.35S 178.80W Depth 400km 24/02/2017 at 17:28:43 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2861 km E Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 03:28:43.4 2017-02-25)
648 km SE Suva (pop 199455, local time 05:28:43.4 2017-02-25)
443 km SW Nuku'alofa (pop 23611, local time 07:28:43.4 2017-02-25)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 24/02/2017 18:07 (UTC)
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Links to regional seismological observatories:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/
http://geofon.gfz-potsdam.de/eqinfo/list.php

This location has been computed thanks to the data provided by the
following seismological institutes:
GFZ IMP INGV KAN LDG NEIR SC3
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Detection et de Geophysique, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, France) and the
IGN (Instituto Geografico Nacional, Madrid, Spain).


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