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M 4.6 in Fiji Islands Region on 20 Mar 2017 03:34 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
  • Depth: 604.72 Km
  • Event Date: 20 Mar 2017 03:34 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 1553 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 20 Mar 2017 04:07 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20008t8k (neicid)

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Fiji region registers 5.0 magnitude earthquake
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:49:00 +0100   fijitimes (en)

Update: 6:20PM A 5.0 MAGNITUDE earthquake occurred this afternoon in the Fiji region. The earthquake occurred a little after 3pm at a depth of 517km. Described as a moderate size earthquake with deep depth, it was located 388km South-southwest from Ono-i-Lau, 542km Southwest from Nuku'alofa in Tonga, and 690km South-southeast from Suva.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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