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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Sep 14 07:33: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Sep 14 07:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Wednesday, 14 September 2016 07:24 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.31°S / 159.15°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (64 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 14 Sep 2016
Wed, 14 Sep 07:25 UTCM 6.0 / 15 kmSOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Wed, 14 Sep 07:25 UTCM 6.2 / 39 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu
Wed, 14 Sep 07:25 UTCM 6.0 / 10.2 kmSolomon Is. [Sea]INGV
Wed, 14 Sep 07:24 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km- 88km W of Honiara, Solomon IslandsUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Pittsburgh (13285.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
the ocean / MMI IX (Violent shaking): scary
honiara / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
West Kola (91.5 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (100 km E from epicenter)(no details): Shaking for around 5 to 10 seconds (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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