Fiji multi-source realtime earthquakes list

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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
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 23 12:29 4.3 597 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 23 12:29 4.3 597 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 23 12:29 4.5 612 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 23 00:27 5.0 472 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 23 00:27 5.1 468 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 23 00:27 5.2 457 MAP I Felt It INFO
PTWC Fiji Region Jul 21 15:00 6.8 613 MAP I Felt It
WCATWC Fiji Islands Region Jul 21 14:55 6.8 609 MAP I Felt It
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 21 14:54 6.9 616 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 21 14:54 6.9 620 MAP I Felt It
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 21 14:54 6.8 613 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 21 14:54 6.6 607 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 20 23:09 4.4 529 MAP I Felt It
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 20 23:09 4.4 540 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 20 23:09 4.4 534 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Jul 16 20:46 4.7 370 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands Jul 16 20:46 4.7 370 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 16 19:31 4.5 601 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 16 19:31 4.5 601 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 16 02:48 4.3 520 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 16 02:48 4.3 520 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Lambasa, Fiji Jul 16 02:24 4.4 584 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 16 02:24 4.6 571 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 16 02:24 4.4 584 MAP I Felt It
USGS Lambasa, Fiji Jul 14 14:51 4.7 529 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 14 14:50 4.8 523 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 14 14:50 4.7 531 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 14 03:18 4.5 316 MAP I Felt It
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 13 11:43 4.3 491 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 13 11:43 4.5 472 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 13 11:43 4.5 503 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 11 16:34 4.8 371 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 11 16:34 4.9 367 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 11 08:46 4.6 615 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 11 08:46 4.5 613 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands Jul 09 11:14 4.7 511 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Jul 09 11:14 4.9 503 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands Jul 09 11:14 4.9 509 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 09 08:33 4.7 578 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 09 08:33 4.7 570 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 09 08:33 4.8 567 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 08 13:33 4.6 576 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 08 13:33 4.6 471 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ceva-i-ra, Fiji Jul 06 22:11 4.8 43 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 06 15:37 5.0 563 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 06 15:37 5.0 560 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 06 15:37 5.0 552 MAP I Felt It
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands Jul 04 09:19 4.6 453 MAP I Felt It
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands Jul 04 09:19 4.6 454 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Jul 04 09:19 4.8 435 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 03 09:35 5.6 599 MAP I Felt It
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands Jul 03 09:35 5.6 607 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Jul 03 09:35 5.3 598 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jul 03 07:50 4.8 387 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fiji Region Jul 03 07:50 5.0 384 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 03 07:50 4.9 350 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands Jun 30 06:35 4.5 537 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Jun 30 06:35 4.5 537 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Fiji Region Jun 25 04:26 5.1 314 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jun 25 04:26 5.1 290 MAP I Felt It

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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