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Great mag. 8.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 8 December 2016

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 8 December 2016

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 8 December 2016
Dec 8 17:46: Magnitude recalculated from 8.0 to 8.1.
Dec 8 17:48: Magnitude recalculated from 8.1 to 8.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 38.0 km.
Dec 8 17:59: Magnitude recalculated from 8.0 to 7.7.
Date & time: Thursday, 8 December 2016 17:38 UTC
Magnitude: 7.7
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.67°S / 161.32°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (236 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^16 J (6219 GWh / 5.4*10^6 tons of TNT / 334.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 8 Dec 2016
Thu, 8 Dec 17:38 UTCM 7.8 / 40 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Thu, 8 Dec 17:38 UTCM 7.8 / 41 km- 69km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Royersford (13570.4 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(2107.8 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Honiara solomon islands / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): The strongest ever i experience in my life.....
Honiara Tandai Highway / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (212 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Happen about 0440hrs local time in Solomon Islands. Last for about 30 seconds. (via EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (207 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking for around 30 seconds (via EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (201 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was a strong earthquake (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 2 Jan 2017
Mon, 2 Jan 03:21 UTCM 5.1 / 41 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 4 Jan 2017
Wed, 4 Jan 16:24 UTCM 4.7 / 59.5 km - [info]- 62km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Wed, 4 Jan 21:03 UTCM 5.1 / 55 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Mon, 9 Jan 2017
Mon, 9 Jan 18:20 UTCM 4.9 / 31.9 km - [info]- 33km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Tue, 10 Jan 2017
Tue, 10 Jan 15:27 UTCM 6.2 / 64 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 13 Jan 2017
Fri, 13 Jan 05:31 UTCM 4.7 / 34 km - [info]- 25km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Sat, 14 Jan 2017
Sat, 14 Jan 18:43 UTCM 5.2 / 34 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 19 Jan 2017
Thu, 19 Jan 23:04 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 20 Jan 2017
Fri, 20 Jan 02:20 UTCM 4.7 / 36 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Mon, 23 Jan 2017
Mon, 23 Jan 12:03 UTCM 4.7 / 27 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 25 Jan 2017
Wed, 25 Jan 10:21 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 1 Feb 2017
Wed, 1 Feb 16:16 UTCM 4.6 / 46.5 km - [info]- 62km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Sat, 4 Feb 2017
Sat, 4 Feb 04:12 UTCM 4.7 / 34 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Fri, 10 Feb 2017
Fri, 10 Feb 08:30 UTCM 4.9 / 54.1 km - [info]- 54km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Fri, 17 Feb 2017
Fri, 17 Feb 14:05 UTCM 4.7 / 80 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Tue, 21 Feb 2017
Tue, 21 Feb 10:01 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 82km SW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Fri, 24 Feb 2017
Fri, 24 Feb 09:44 UTCM 4.8 / 25 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ

 

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