6.9 Major Quake Hits Fiji Islands Region; 7.3 Great Quake Hits South Sandwich Islands Region

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

FIJI REGION 5-28-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Fiji Islands region on May 28, 2016, at 05:38:53 UTC, at a depth of 448 km, reported Geoscience Australia (not finalized).

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Information Statement on May 28, 2016, at 0539 UTC.

SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION 5-28-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A great 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit the South Sandwich Islands region on May 28, 2016, at 09:47:01 UTC, at a depth of 89 km, reported Geoscience Australia (not finalized).

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Information Statement on May 28, 2016, at 0947 UTC…Read more

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