Powerful Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands
Posted by feww on August 10, 2015
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M6.9 Earthquake Strikes 175km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands
Centered at 9.321°S, 158.079°E the quake occurred at a depth of about 10.0 km (6.2 mi), reported USGS/EHP.
A fore shock measuring 5.1Mw preceded this event.
NO threat of a pacific wide destructive tsunami.
Location: 9.321°S, 158.079°E depth=10.0 km (6.2 mi)
Time: 2015-08-10 04:12:13 (UTC)
- 175km (109mi) SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands
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