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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 11:14 am (GMT +12) -

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 12:22 GMT -
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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 11:14 am (GMT +12) Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 11:14 am (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 514 km depth

25 Jan 23:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 29 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 25, 2023 23:14:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 11:14 am (GMT +12)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.5
Depth514.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude24.019°S / 179.9833°E
Antipode24.019°N / 0.017°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 26.6°C (80 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.5514 kmSouth of the Fiji IslandsUSGS
4.5514 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsRaspberryShake
4.5514 kmSOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDSEMSC
4.510 kmSouth Of Fiji IslandsIRIS
4.5526 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsGFZ

Seismograms

Seismic station: Folaha (Nukuhetulu) (TNG1/YC network) | Distance from quake: 587 km / 365 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Folaha (Nukuhetulu): vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
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7.2

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560 km
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5.7

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5.7

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5.7

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5.6

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5.6

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5.6

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5.6

518 km
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5.6

507 km
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5.6

513 km
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Jun 2, 2004 17:05
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5.6

537 km
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5.6

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5.6

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5.6

518 km
132km / 82misouth of the Fiji IslandsMore
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5.6

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28 years ago
5.6

521 km
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31 years ago
5.6

529 km
12km / 7misouth of the Fiji IslandsMore
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32 years ago
5.6

572 km
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33 years ago
5.6

548 km
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5.6

536 km
118km / 73misouth of the Fiji IslandsMore
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37 years ago
5.6

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5.6

516 km
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5.5

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