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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 10 July 2015

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 10 July 2015

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Friday, 10 July 2015
Jul 10 06:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.7.
Date & time: Friday, 10 July 2015 04:12 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.34°S / 158.23°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (54 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^14 J (197 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 10 Jul 2015
Fri, 10 Jul 04:12 UTCM 6.8 / 10 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Fri, 10 Jul 04:12 UTCM 6.7 / 10 km- 155km SSW of Dadali, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Fri, 10 Jul 04:12 UTCM 6.8 / 33 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Tokyo / MMI IX (Violent shaking): The ved was shaking
Phoenix (United States) (10538 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Slow rumble under foot (via EMSC)
Urraween (Australia) (1861 km S from epicenter)(no details): Though I heard a low rumble a little while ago. (via EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (172 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt an earthquake at 1515 hrs it small about 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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