M7.8 Quake Strikes Solomon Islands
Posted by feww on December 9, 2016
M7.8 earthquake strikes 69km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
The quake struck at a depth of 41km, according to USGS/EHP.
NO threat of Pacific-wide tsunami as a result of this earthquake.
- Magnitude: 7.8Mw
- Location: 10.676°S, 161.330°E; depth of 41km; 69km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
- Time: 2016-12-08 17:38:46 UTC
Aftershocks: At least 20 significant aftershocks, measuring up to M6.5, struck the region as of posting.
M6.5 earthquake strikes 160km W of Ferndale, California
- Magnitude: 6.5Mwb
- Location: 40.475°N, 126.153°W; depth of 12.1km; 160km W of Ferndale, California
- Time: 2016-12-08 14:49:46 UTC