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M6.8 Quake Strikes Solomon Islands

Posted by feww on May 21, 2015

Strong quake occurs in South Solomon Trench

Centered at 10.889°S, 164.158°E, about 184km W of Lata, Solomon Islands, the quake occurred at a depth of 12.0km (7.5 mi), USGS/EHP reported.

Tsunami Evaluation
NO destructive Pacific-wide tsunami has occurred.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.8Mw
Location: 10.889°S, 164.158°E
Depth: 12.0 km
Time: 2015-05-20 22:48:53 UTC

Aftershocks
At least three aftershocks measuring 4.9, 4.6 and 4.5Mw have occurred as of posting.

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One Response to “M6.8 Quake Strikes Solomon Islands”

  1. feww said

    5.4 148km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands 2015-05-23 00:39:28 UTC 10.0 km
    5.1 180km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands 2015-05-23 00:20:48 UTC 10.0 km
    6.8 159km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands 2015-05-22 23:59:33 UTC 10.0 km
    5.1 166km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands 2015-05-22 22:03:05 UTC 10.0 km
    6.9 204km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands 2015-05-22 21:45:19 UTC 9.9 km

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