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Earthquake Hazards Program

Magnitude 7.3 FIJI

Monday, November 09, 2009 at 10:44:54 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 100 km (65 miles) N of SUVA, Viti Levu, Fiji 135 km (85 miles) SW of Lambasa, Vanua Levu, Fiji at 4:44 AM MDT, Nov 9, 2009 (10:44 PM local time in Fiji). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


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