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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Santa Cruz Islands on Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Santa Cruz Islands on Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Santa Cruz Islands on Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Jul 17 07:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Jul 17 07:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 37.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 17 July 2018 07:02 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.61°S / 166.34°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (149 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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"I felt it" reports:
San Pedro, California / not felt: Last summer, I dreamt about a future earthquake. I was given two dates. One was for today, July 17, 2018. (The other is coming, over a month away...) I wrote in my notes what I saw take place for today: "I saw a lady on a nice boat. The boat was tipping over to its side. Felt an earthquake hit us. I'll never forget the look of that lady's face; one of total fear, shock..." My husband and I live not that far from Santa Cruz Islands. And although, I didn't physically feel it ... I spiritually felt
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