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Saturday, August 19, 2017

6.4R in Fiji !


A 6.4R earthquake was reported between the Islands of Fiji and Tonga this morning.
There were no reports of damage or injury to our knowledge.
The offshore quake hit at 3:00 p.m. (0200 GMT) and was centred around 287 kilometres (178 miles) east of Suva, at a depth of 538 kilometres, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not immediately issue any warnings. The quake occurred in the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, a region of frequent seismic activity due to collisions between continental plates
An earthquake of 6 point 4 magnitude struck 500 km (310 miles) west of the Pacific island of Tonga t...


Read more at: http://www.indialivetoday.com/earthquake-6-4-hits-500-km-west-pacific-island-tonga/190594.html
Magnitude

Mw 6.4
RegionFIJI REGION
Date time2017-08-19 02:00:51.2 UTC
Location17.92 S ; 178.83 W
Depth527 km
Distances290 km E of Suva, Fiji / pop: 77,400 / local time: 14:00:51.2 2017-08-19
253 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji / pop: 24,200 / local time: 14:00:51.2 2017-08-19
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