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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 9 December 2016

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 9 December 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.7 quake: Solomon Islands on Thu, 8 Dec 17h38, which had occurred 1 day 2 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Friday, 9 December 2016
Dec 9 19:32: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.9.
Dec 9 20:24: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 6.8.
Date & time: Friday, 9 December 2016 19:10 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.66°S / 161.15°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (211 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1*10^15 J (278 GWh / 2.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 14.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016
Fri, 9 Dec 19:10 UTCM 6.9 / 10 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Fri, 9 Dec 19:10 UTCM 6.9 / 20.6 km- 94km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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