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04 January 2017

2017-01-03 21:52:31 UPDATED: (M7.2) SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS -19.3 176.1 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS
Geographic coordinates: 19.328S, 176.055E
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 15 km
Universal Time (UTC): 3 Jan 2017 21:52:31
Time near the Epicenter: 4 Jan 2017 09:52:31
Local standard time in your area: 3 Jan 2017 23:52:31

Location with respect to nearby cities:
221 km (137 mi) SW of Nadi, Fiji
283 km (175 mi) WSW of Suva, Fiji
477 km (295 mi) SW of Lambasa, Fiji
835 km (517 mi) ESE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
935 km (579 mi) W of Nuku`alofa, Tonga


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EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.0 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS 03/01/2017 21:52 (UTC)

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Magnitude 7.0 03/01/2017 21:52 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS

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A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has occurred SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS at:
19.33S 175.85E Depth 10km 03/01/2017 at 21:52:31 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2494 km E Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 07:52:31.3 2017-01-04)
303 km SW Suva (pop 199455, local time 09:52:31.3 2017-01-04)
219 km SW Sigatoka (pop 12191, local time 09:52:31.3 2017-01-04)

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M7.0 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS 03/01/2017 21:52 (UTC)

03/01/2017 21:52.
Magnitude 7.0.
SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS .
Latitude 19.33 South.
Longitude 175.85 East.
Depth 10 kilometers. ()
208 kilometers South West of Mbatiri

ALERT: Mw 7.0 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS 208 km SW Mbatiri 03/01/2017 21:52 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 03/01/2017 at 21:52 (UTC)
SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS 208 km SW Mbatiri

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.0

Data provided by: GFZ KAN PTWC

Latitude = 19.33 S
Longitude = 175.85 E
Origin Time = 21:52:31.3 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km (f)
RMS = 1.21 sec
Gap = 78 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 8.1 Km
- Semi minor = 7.3 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 106 degrees

Number of data used = 77

Preliminary location computed on Tue Jan 3 22:07:40 2017 (UTC)
Done by Aurelie Trilla

Comments :

Message number: 2399

All magnitudes estimations :
M 6.8 (GFZ) Mw7.1 (KAN) Mw7.2 (PTWC)

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