We provide data and educational content for significant geophysical events like earthquake and volcanic eruptions. Visit the IRIS archive for older Teachable Moments or the UNAVCO archive for older Event Responses. To receive notifications of educational content for notable earthquakes, see the Mailing Lists page.
M 7.0 Fiji
Another very deep M7.0 earthquake occurred south of the Fiji Islands at a depth of 578.2 km (359 miles). The earthquake was followed by a few aftershocks (M4.4 – M5.1). This is the third cluster of earthquakes that have occurred in this region in the past week. The epicenters were located about 334 km (207 miles) SE of Levuka, Fiji and 348 km (216 miles) WNW of Nuku‘alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga.