Tsunami warning after strong Fiji earthquake

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Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 7.2

Date-Time • 3 Jan 2017 21:52:31 UTC

• 4 Jan 2017 09:52:31 near epicenter

Location 19.328S 176.055E

Depth 15 km

Distances • 221 km (137 mi) SW of Nadi, Fiji
• 283 km (175 mi) WSW of Suva, Fiji
• 477 km (295 mi) SW of Lambasa, Fiji
• 835 km (517 mi) ESE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
• 935 km (579 mi) W of Nuku`alofa, Tonga

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.6 km; Vertical 4.0 km
Parameters Nph = 104; Dmin = 274.0 km; Rmss = 1.26 seconds; Gp = 46°