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
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji May 27 04:08 6.4 572 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region May 27 04:08 6.4 565 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region May 27 04:08 6.5 545 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands May 26 21:52 4.5 538 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands May 26 21:52 4.5 538 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji May 20 17:51 4.5 485 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region May 20 17:51 4.5 542 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands May 19 18:26 4.8 519 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands May 19 18:26 4.8 520 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region May 18 17:57 4.6 580 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji May 18 17:57 4.6 574 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands May 18 05:46 4.7 530 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands May 18 05:46 4.5 528 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands May 18 05:46 4.7 484 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region May 16 11:24 5.3 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Lautoka, Fiji May 16 11:24 5.3 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region May 16 11:24 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region May 16 01:15 4.2 483 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji May 16 01:15 4.2 483 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ceva-i-ra, Fiji May 15 11:00 4.8 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands May 13 19:11 4.5 573 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands May 13 19:11 4.5 562 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands May 13 18:48 4.8 586 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands May 13 18:48 4.5 564 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands May 13 18:48 4.8 586 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands May 13 15:16 4.7 623 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands May 13 15:16 4.7 623 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands May 13 12:57 5.2 532 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands May 13 12:57 5.3 514 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands May 13 12:57 5.6 512 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands May 13 00:54 4.9 568 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands May 13 00:54 4.5 563 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands May 13 00:54 4.5 548 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji May 09 14:19 4.7 600 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region May 09 14:19 5.2 604 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region May 09 14:19 4.7 619 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji May 08 16:41 4.9 591 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region May 08 16:41 5.0 588 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region May 08 16:41 5.5 593 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region May 08 15:52 4.4 635 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji May 08 15:52 4.4 593 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Lambasa, Fiji May 07 13:59 5.2 535 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region May 07 13:59 5.4 537 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region May 07 13:59 5.3 529 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands May 01 01:42 4.9 542 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands May 01 01:42 5.4 529 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands May 01 01:42 5.0 537 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Apr 26 17:31 4.8 575 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Lambasa, Fiji Apr 26 17:31 4.8 572 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Apr 26 17:18 4.6 347 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Apr 26 17:18 4.6 341 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Apr 26 10:58 4.5 592 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Apr 26 10:58 4.5 592 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Apr 25 22:51 4.6 572 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands Apr 25 22:51 4.6 572 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Lambasa, Fiji Apr 25 08:02 5.3 598 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fiji Region Apr 25 08:02 5.4 597 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Apr 25 08:02 5.3 595 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC South Of Fiji Islands Apr 25 01:12 4.5 520 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS South Of The Fiji Islands Apr 25 01:12 4.5 519 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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