Note: The inclusion criteria for adding events are based on WikiProject Earthquakes' notability guideline that was developed for stand alone articles. September 6, 2018 by Armand Vervaeck. The August 18, 2018, M 8.2 earthquake near Fiji occurred as the result of deep, normal faulting approximately 560 km beneath the South Pacific Ocean several hundred kilometers to the west of the Tonga Trench.
2018-09-06 18:22:24 UTC at 18:22 September 06, 2018 UTC Location: Epicenter at -19.088, 179.531 115.2 km from Levuka (71.2 miles) South Of Fiji Islands The recorded earthquake reached a magnitude of 8.2 and was felt between the Fiji and Tonga islands. Original story: A …
The principles described also apply to lists. The cold Fiji-Tonga subduction zone accounts for >75% of cataloged deep earthquakes but none of the largest ten in the last century. A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga on Sunday but it was so deep that it did not cause any damage, authorities in Fiji said. EMSC is reporting M8.2 at a depth of 558 km (346 miles). August 19, 2018 — 10.44am.
The quake roughly 200 … 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. A MASSIVE magnitude 8.2 earthquake rocked the South Pacific and sparked tsunami waves early on Sunday. Strong earthquake - Fiji Region - August 19, 2018. Click on the "I Felt It" button behind the corresponding earthquake.
Massive very deep (normally) HARMLESS earthquake at the Fiji Islands region - September 6, 2018. A massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly 200 miles off Fiji and almost the same distance from Tonga, according to … Created August 19, 2018 Last update … Fiji has had: (M1.5 or greater) 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 4 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 25 earthquakes in the past 30 days; 198 earthquakes in the past 365 days Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort. Fiji sits within the "Ring of Fire", a zone of tectonic activity around the Pacific that is subject to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. UPDATE: 12:42 p.m. EDT—The earthquake that hit Fiji on Thursday was downgraded from an 8.1 magnitude to a 7.8 magnitude, the United States Geological Survey said. Maximum intensities are indicated on the Mercalli intensity scale and are sourced from United States Geological Survey (USGS) ShakeMap data. Is there a tsunami warning? The September 6, 2018, M 7.8 earthquake just offshore of the islands of Fiji occurred as the result of deep, oblique strike-slip faulting approximately 610 km beneath the South Pacific Ocean about 900 km to the west of the Tonga Trench. The massive earthquake was so deep that it was not expected to cause any damag, ... Earthquake of magnitude 8.2 strikes near Fiji, Tonga. A powerful magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean close to the islands of Tonga and Fiji on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGC) said.
An magnitude 7.8 earthquake has struck off the cost of Fiji..
On 19 August 2018 and 06 September 2018, a deep earthquake doublet with moment magnitude (M w) 8.2 and 7.9 struck the Fiji area, providing a rare opportunity to interrogate the behaviors of great deep earthquakes in cold slabs. Earthquakes in Fiji are infrequent and are sometimes accompanied by tsunami. The group of islands are positioned at the Australian–Pacific plate margin. Explore further 7.1-magnitude quake hits off Fiji Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
Magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes near Suva, Fiji Updated 8:50 am PDT, Friday, September 7, 2018 A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the islands of Fiji early Friday morning. Fiji earthquake map: Where did MASSIVE 8.2 quake hit? ... Share your earthquake experience (I Have Felt It) with our readers.