7.6 Great Earthquake Hits Loyalty Islands Region; Major Earthquakes Hit Loyalty Islands Region (6.4) and Fiji Islands Region (6.1)

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

LOYALTY ISLANDS - SOUTHEAST OF 8-12-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A great 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit southeast of Loyalty Islands on August 12, 2016, at 0127 UTC, at a depth of 10 km / 6 mi, reported the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Threat Message on August 12, 2016, at 0132 UTC.

LOYALTY ISLANDS - SOUTHEAST OF 8-12-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands on August 12, 2016, at 01:38:35 UTC, at a depth of 10 km, reported GEOFON (not finalized).

FIJI ISLANDS - SOUTH OF 8-12-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit south of the Fiji Islands on August 12, 2016, at 03:29:20.5 UTC, at a depth of 20 km, reported CSEM-EMSC…Read more

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