A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean.

October 27, 2011 – A 6.0 Magnitude earthquake struck Near Fiji: Today’s 6.0 magnitude (M) tremor occurred at a depth of 610 kilometers (380 miles). Because of the extreme depth, the quake was felt over a wide area, however, no tsunami warning was issued from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
This region of the South-West Pacific Ocean sits near the “Ring of Fire” and is, therefore, very earthquake prone. Their was a 7.2M quake near Nadi, Fiji (see map) on September 15, 2011.
Of the 346 earthquakes of magnitude 7.0M or greater, that have occurred since January 1, 1973; 31 have been in this area as follows: New Zealand 14, Tonga 6, Fiji 6 and Samoa 5.
Today’s quake was 129 miles south-east of Vanua Levu, Fiji; 142 miles east of Suva, Fiji; and 1,352 miles NNE of Auckland, New Zealand.
The tremor occurred at 12:15PM (October 27th) near the epicenter. Because of the International Dateline, it was 8:15PM (October 26th) in New York, 7:15PM in Chicago, 6:15PM in Denver, and 5:15PM in Los Angeles.
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