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M7.0 earthquake - 25km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands, Friday, 8 February 2013 at 15:26 (GMT)

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - 25km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands on Friday, 8 February 2013

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - 25km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands on Friday, 8 February 2013
Date & time: Friday, 8 February 2013 15:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 9 Feb 2013 02:26 (Pacific/Guadalcanal)
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.91°S / 165.964°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (62 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2*10^15 J (554 GWh / 4.8*10^5 tons of TNT / 29.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 8 Feb 2013
Fri, 8 Feb 15:26 UTCM 7.0 / 22 kmSanta Cruz IslandsGFZ
Fri, 8 Feb 15:26 UTCM 7.0 / 10 km SANTA CRUZ ISLANDSEMSC
Fri, 8 Feb 15:26 UTCM 7.0 / 32 kmSanta Cruz IslandsGeoAu

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