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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 10 January 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.7 quake: Solomon Islands on Thu, 8 Dec 17h38, which had occurred 5 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Jan 10 15:38: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.3.
Jan 10 15:38: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 64.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 10 January 2017 15:27 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.15°S / 160.98°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (166 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 10 Jan 2017
Tue, 10 Jan 15:27 UTCM 6.4 / 40 kmSOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Tue, 10 Jan 15:27 UTCM 6.3 / 28.5 km- 104km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Honiara (132.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It went on for about 20 secs. (via app)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (147 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Very big tremor (via EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (144 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Our bed was shaking (via EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (139 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Earthquake ... (via EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (138 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Earthquake (via EMSC)
Lungga (Solomon Islands) (135 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking for about 5 srconds (via EMSC)

 

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