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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 15 August 2015

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 15 August 2015

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 15 August 2015
Aug 15 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 19.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 15 August 2015 07:47 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.89°S / 163.64°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (225 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 15 Aug 2015
Sat, 15 Aug 07:47 UTCM 6.6 / 30 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Sat, 15 Aug 07:47 UTCM 6.6 / 6.4 km- 214km W of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Sat, 15 Aug 07:47 UTCM 6.6 / 42 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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