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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 7 December 2014

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 7 December 2014

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 7 December 2014
Dec 7 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 7 December 2014 01:22 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.48°S / 154.42°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Balbi (97 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 7 Dec 2014
Sun, 7 Dec 01:22 UTCM 6.8 / 10 km116km WSW of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sun, 7 Dec 01:22 UTCM 6.8 / 10 kmBOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Sun, 7 Dec 01:22 UTCM 6.7 / 60 kmBougainville Island Region, PNGGeoAu

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(shakemap: USGS)
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darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very mild and short. Definitely tremor may have been related to this quake.

 

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