Major Earthquakes Hit Peru (6.0), Fiji Islands Region (6.3 and 6.0); Great Earthquake Hits Fiji Islands Region (7.2)

Updated to correct date of 6.3 earthquake from 1/3/17 to 1/2/17.

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

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Map: USGS

A major 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Northern Peru on January 2, 2017, at 13:13:52 UTC, reported LEDO.

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Map: USGS

A major 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit South of the Fiji Islands on January 2, 2017, at 13:14:02 UTC, at a depth of 555.1 km, reported USGS.

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Map: USGS

A great 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit South of the Fiji Islands on January 3, 2017, at 2152 UTC, at a depth of 6 miles, reported the National Tsunami Warning Center, Palmer, AK.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Threat Message on January 3, 2017, at 2157 UTC.

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Map: USGS

A major 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit South of the Fiji Islands on January 3, 2017, at 22:40:11.8 UTC, at a depth of 10 km, reported EMSC-CSEM…Read more

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