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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 8 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 8 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Monday, 8 February 2016
Feb 8 16:31: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 55.0 km.
Feb 8 16:36: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.6.
Feb 8 16:40: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 55.0 to 54.0 km.
Feb 8 16:44: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 54.0 to 42.0 km.
Date & time: Mon, 8 Feb 16:19:14 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.64°S / 154.66°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Bagana (89 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 8 Feb
Mon, 8 Feb 16:19 UTCM 6.5 / 40 km BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 8 Feb 16:19 UTCM 6.4 / 31.6 km- 92km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 8 Feb 16:19 UTCM 6.6 / 19.5 kmBougainville - Solomon Islands region [Sea: Papua New Guinea][Map]INGV
Mon, 8 Feb 16:19 UTCM 6.4 / 44 kmBougainville Island Region[Map]GeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
الله أكبر (16430.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 10 Dec
Sat, 10 Dec 16:24 UTCM 6.0 / 151 km - [info] (67 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
kokopo east new britain papua new guinea (279.4 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was a moderate shake, bed shaking for about a m7nute, felt like it was happening with a short radius (via app)
Sat, 17 Dec
Sat, 17 Dec 11:27 UTCM 6.4 / 34 km - [info] (126 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 22 Jan
Sun, 22 Jan 04:30 UTCM 7.9 / 172 km - [info]Bagana (22 km) - Bougainville Island, Papua New GuineaSolomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
South Bend, Indiana USA (12833.6 km SW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): While setting in a rocking chair, the chair was shaking back & forth for probably 15-20 seconds my husband was on the couch but felt nothing. After about 10 seconds it started again lasting about same length of time.
Kokopo (Papua New Guinea) (374 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Items fell, house shook violently (via EMSC)
Lae / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dundalk, MD / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Hardly felt but was noticed.
(Papua New Guinea) (956 km W from epicenter)(no details): Gentle rocking of the office and buildings for approx 10-20sec, then reduced in intensity for 4-10eecs, followed by another 10-29secs of stronger tremors. (via EMSC)

 

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