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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
8 Feb 15:45 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
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 / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SE of Lata (pop: 600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 8 Feb 15:26 UTCM 7.0 / 22 kmSanta Cruz IslandsGFZ
Sat, 9 Feb 2013 02:26 (Pacific/Guadalcanal) (8 Feb 15:26:39 UTC)M 7.0 / 27 km25km SSE of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Fri, 8 Feb 15:26 UTCM 7.0 / 10 kmSANTA CRUZ ISLANDSEMSC
Fri, 8 Feb 15:26 UTCM 7.0 / 32 kmSanta Cruz IslandsGeoAu

shake map
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake: 25km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands, 8 Feb 2013 15:26

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (164 quakes):
  • 09 Feb 2015 15:14 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    45.9 km (28.5 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Dec 2014 11:36 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 25 Nov 2014 09:11 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    115 km (71.5 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Nov 2014 18:58 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    236 km (146.6 mi) depth
    |
    117 km (72 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 13 Nov 2014 10:42 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    43.5 km (27 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Nov 2014 06:11 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    48.8 km (30.3 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 17:54 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 27 Oct 2014 13:11 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    155 km (96.3 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Sep 2014 13:54 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    101 km (63 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Sep 2014 00:13 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 Sep 2014 12:39 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    124 km (77 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Sep 2014 09:03 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    130 km (81 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Aug 2014 17:54 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    119 km (73.9 mi) depth
    |
    130 km (80 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Aug 2014 21:24 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    133 km (83 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Aug 2014 18:48 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    77.1 km (47.9 mi) depth
    |
    95 km (59 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Aug 2014 00:45 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    109 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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

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