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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 10 June 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 10 June 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Friday, 10 June 2016
Jun 10 04:28: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Jun 10 09:12: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Date & time: Friday, 10 June 2016 04:17 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.65°S / 160.47°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Savo (104 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 10 Jun 2016
Fri, 10 Jun 04:17 UTCM 6.1 / 34 kmSOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Fri, 10 Jun 04:17 UTCM 6.2 / 28.5 km- 20km WNW of Auki, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Fri, 10 Jun 04:17 UTCM 6.2 / 54 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Honiara / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Tanaghai (Solomon Islands) (97 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I feel but weak. (via EMSC)
(Solomon Islands) (94 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It must have lasted 20-30 seconds, paused, then we swayed again for 5-10 seconds (via EMSC)
Lungga (Solomon Islands) (87 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking for 3 to 4 seconds (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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