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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 9 September 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 9 September 2018

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 9 September 2018
Sep 9 19:40: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.7.
Date & time: Sunday, 9 September 2018 19:31 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.95°S / 161.41°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (199 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^14 J (197 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 9 Sep 2018
Sun, 9 Sep 19:31 UTCM 6.5 / 64.5 km- 65km NW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Sun, 9 Sep 19:31 UTCM 6.7 / 60 kmSOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(165.1 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(166 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
78406 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Honiara, Solomon Islands / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It's a moderate earthquake shake and lasted for few seconds. It awaken people still in bed. Trees outside shaking even person standing outside on the ground could feel it. But if the shake continue for few minutes would cause some damages to buildings.
Honiara (167.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
alaska / not felt: Look for magnetic field Flux changes like solar flares only much smaller scale
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (161 km W from epicenter)(no details): Shake 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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