Fiji multi-source realtime earthquakes list

Last update: April 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm by By

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The list below shows the most recent Fiji earthquakes.

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Fiji time = UTC +12

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 29 11:28 4.4 582 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 29 11:28 4.4 582 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Sep 29 08:23 4.6 593 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Sep 29 08:23 4.6 592 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Lambasa, Fiji Sep 29 08:23 4.5 585 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 28 20:37 4.8 587 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 28 20:37 5.0 570 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 28 20:37 5.0 571 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands Sep 27 16:43 4.4 642 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands Sep 27 16:43 4.4 642 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Sep 27 16:43 4.2 630 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 27 10:30 5.1 572 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Sep 27 10:30 5.2 568 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands Sep 27 10:30 5.1 570 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 27 10:01 4.8 521 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 27 10:01 5.2 523 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 27 10:01 4.9 523 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Sep 26 20:30 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Suva, Fiji Sep 26 20:15 5.2 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands Sep 26 20:15 5.2 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Sep 26 20:15 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 26 17:23 4.6 631 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 26 17:23 4.7 626 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 26 17:23 4.6 624 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 26 08:08 4.5 591 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 26 08:08 4.7 603 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 26 08:08 4.6 588 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 26 04:21 4.6 524 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 26 04:21 4.5 510 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 26 04:21 4.5 520 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 25 19:19 4.3 571 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 25 19:19 4.3 572 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Lambasa, Fiji Sep 25 15:15 4.5 567 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 25 15:15 4.5 603 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 25 15:15 4.6 573 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 25 01:10 5.1 577 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 25 01:10 5.1 582 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 25 01:10 5.3 574 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 24 21:55 5.0 587 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 24 21:55 5.1 605 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 24 21:55 5.0 575 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 24 21:28 6.9 596 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 24 21:28 6.7 587 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 24 21:28 6.9 591 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 24 21:28 6.8 592 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 24 05:18 4.6 538 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Lambasa, Fiji Sep 24 05:18 4.6 523 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 24 05:18 4.6 530 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 23 13:50 4.4 425 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 23 13:50 4.4 425 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 21 09:42 4.5 582 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 21 09:42 4.6 587 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 21 09:42 4.5 586 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 20 19:46 4.7 663 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 20 19:46 4.7 657 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 20 19:46 4.6 672 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Sep 19 07:26 4.3 542 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 19 07:26 4.5 544 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Sep 19 07:26 4.8 545 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Sep 17 22:20 4.6 349 MAP I Felt It INFO

Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
People :
Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
People :
Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
People :
Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
Fittings :
Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
Structures :
Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
People :
Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
Fittings :
Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
Structures :
Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
Fittings :
Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
Structures :
Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
Environment :
Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
People
General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
Fittings :
Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
Structures :
Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
Environment :
Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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