Below is a screenshot from google earth– here are the coordinates of the quake — just 12 miles away from the island. No tsunami warning was issued .. 17.914°S, 179.424°W
Watch the video report here:
Post Glacial Rebound Effect (PGRE) has reached Mel Gibson’s Island in Fiji …
Link to the USGS official stats:
Earthquake Details This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Date-Time Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 00:15:25 UTC Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 12:15:25 PM at epicenter
Location 17.914°S, 179.424°W
Depth 611.9 km (380.2 miles)
Region FIJI REGION 568 km (353 miles) NW (309°) from NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga 3159 km (1963 miles) W (265°) from PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Information on Mel Gibson’s island in Fiji — hope everyone there is ok..
Information on Post Glacial Rebound Effect (PGRE):
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