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Deep Large Earthquake Occurs ESE of Suva, Fiji

Posted by feww on September 7, 2018

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M 7.8 Earthquake Occurs 101km ESE of Suva, Fiji

NO tsunami threat caused by this event!

EQ Details:

Magnitude: 7.8 mww
Location: 18.494°S 179.332°E 608.6 km depth
Time: 2018-09-06 15:49:14 UTC

Distances:

  • Levuka, Fiji, 47.3 km (29.4 mi) S, Population: 8,360
  • Suva, 101.8 km (63.3 mi) ESE, Population: 77,366
  • Ba, 205.1 km (127.5 mi) ESE, Population: 14,596
  • Nadi, 216.6 km (134.6 mi) ESE, Population: 42,284
  • Lautoka, 221.5 km (137.6 mi) ESE, Population: 52,500

Diagnostics

  • Diagnostics available via FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.

FIRE-EARTH EARTHQUAKE FORECAST

FIRE-EARTH Forecast for the region and nearby seismicity is available via FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.

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M7.8 Quake Strikes Solomon Islands

Posted by feww on December 9, 2016

M7.8 earthquake strikes 69km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands

The quake struck at a depth of 41km, according to USGS/EHP.

NO threat of Pacific-wide tsunami as a result of this earthquake.

EQ Details

  • Magnitude: 7.8Mw
  • Location: 10.676°S, 161.330°E; depth of 41km;  69km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
  • Time: 2016-12-08 17:38:46 UTC

Aftershocks: At least 20 significant aftershocks, measuring up to M6.5, struck the region as of posting.

M6.5 earthquake strikes 160km W of Ferndale, California

EQ Details

  • Magnitude: 6.5Mwb
  • Location: 40.475°N, 126.153°W; depth of 12.1km; 160km W of Ferndale, California
  • Time: 2016-12-08 14:49:46 UTC

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: Mass Evacuation Underway in New Zealand amid Major Seismic, Tsunami Threats

Posted by feww on November 14, 2016

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Thousands of people evacuated amid powerful aftershocks, threat of tsunamis, dam collapsing on the Clarence River

Large Earthquake, measuring 7.8Mw, has killed at least 2 people in New Zealand and caused extensive damage to private and public property, destroying roads and other infrastructure, according to the government and local news.

  • Significant aftershocks, measuring up to 6.5Mw, have struck eastern and central New Zealand tonight, leaving thousands of residents and tourists stranded.
    • M6.5 struck about 38km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand, at a depth of about 10km at 00:34:22 (UTC) today (2016-11-14).
  •   More than 500 aftershocks have struck the region, since a large 7.8 magnitude quake struck the South Island.
  • Up to a hundred buildings have been damaged in Wellington Central Business District, hundreds of kms from the epicenter.
  • A navy boat is on its way from Auckland to help evacuate thousands of stranded tourists. Authorities are also considering using Air Force aircraft.
  • Tsunami alerts are in place for ALL coastal areas of New Zealand.
  • Tsunami waves of up to 5 meters are expected.
  • FIRE-EARTH Forecast is available from FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: EQNZ – M7.8, Tsunami Warnings

Posted by feww on November 13, 2016

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Powerful Earthquake Strikes NNE of Christchurch, NZ

Magnitude: 7.8Mw

Location: 42.757°S, 173.077°E
Depth: 23.0km
Time: 2016-11-13 11:02:56UTC
Distances:

  • 93.5 km (58.1 mi) NNE Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 53km NNE of Amberley, New Zealand [USGS]

Tsunami Threat: Tsunami warnings have been issued for many New Zealand coastal areas.

Estimated Economic Losses: Up to US$1 billion, probability of 34%

Significant Aftershocks:

M5.2
26km W of Kaikoura, New Zealand
2016-11-13 12:37:45 (UTC)

M5.2
51km N of Amberley, New Zealand
2016-11-13 12:25:55 (UTC)
9.6 km

M4.9
23km NW of Kaikoura, New Zealand
2016-11-13 12:20:44 (UTC)
10.5 km

M5.0
46km SSW of Brooklyn, New Zealand
2016-11-13 12:04:15 (UTC)
13.7 km

M5.8
17km N of Kaikoura, New Zealand
2016-11-13 11:52:43 (UTC)
10.0 km

M5.7
32km SSE of Blenheim, New Zealand
2016-11-13 11:41:49 (UTC)
10.0 km

M6.2
28km NW of Kaikoura, New Zealand
2016-11-13 11:32:07 (UTC)
10.0 km

“The initial earthquake was felt widely throughout New Zealand. Currently, there are more than 15,000 Felt reports.There have already been many aftershocks recorded, the largest has a magnitude of 6.2.”

  • FIRE-EARTH Forecast is available from FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.

 

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Deadly Earthquake Strikes Ecuador

Posted by feww on April 17, 2016

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State of Emergency Declared after M7.8 quake strikes near Muisne, Ecuador

Centered at 0.371°N, 79.940°W, the powerful quake struck at a depth of 19.2km about 27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador, offshore of the west coast of northern Ecuador, just north of the equator, reported USGS/EHP.

At least 4 dozen people have reportedly been killed according to initial reports.

A state of emergency has been declared in six provinces and the National Guard has been mobilized, according to local reports.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 7.8Mw
Location: 0.371°N 79.940°W depth=19.2 km (11.9 mi)
Time: 2016-04-16 23:58:37 (UTC)
Distances:

  • 27.0 km (16.8 mi) SSE of Muisne, Ecuador
  • 52.0 km (32.3 mi) W of Rosa Zarate, Ecuador
  • 68.0 km (42.3 mi) SSW of Propicia, Ecuador
  • 111.0 km (69.0 mi) NW of Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Ecuador
  • 170.0 km (105.6 mi) WNW of Quito, Ecuador

 

Aftershocks

Five significant aftershocks reported, as of posting including one measuring 5.4Mw.

USGS Pager: Orange

  • Fatalities: 10 – 1,000 [P: 34%]
  • Damage: USD10 – 100Million [P: 32%]

INITIAL TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST

  • HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN 300 KM OF THE EPICENTER ALONG THE COASTS OF ECUADOR AND COLOMBIA – [US Tsunami Center]

TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST [UPDATED]

  • THE TSUNAMI THREAT HAS NOW LARGELY PASSED.
  • MINOR SEA LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS OF UP TO 0.3 METERS ABOVE AND BELOW THE NORMAL TIDE MAY CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

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M7.8 Quake Strikes Offshore Japan

Posted by feww on May 30, 2015

M7.8 quake strikes 189km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan

27.831°N 140.493°E depth=677.6 km (421.0 mi)

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