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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 173km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 12 May 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 173km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 173km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 119.1 to 125.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 125.0 to 112.4 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 12 May 2020 22:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-13 09:41:12 +11:00
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 112.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.1059°S / 166.5694°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (182 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 12 May 2020
Tue, 12 May 22:41 UTCM 6.6 / 117 kmSanta Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)GFZ
Tue, 12 May 22:41 UTCM 6.6 / 127 kmSanta Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)EMSC
Tue, 12 May 22:41 UTCM 6.6 / 117 kmSanta Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)BMKG
Tue, 12 May 22:41 UTCM 6.6 / 128.1 kmSolomon Is. [Sea] (Solomon Islands)INGV
Tue, 12 May 22:41 UTCM 6.5 / 129.5 kmSanta Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Usa / MMI IX (Violent shaking): I live on a fault line. On the same earth you are on and my neighbor has loud temper tantrums because she’s physcho old and everytime I’m crouched in a corner from her extreme noise there’s an earthquake somewhere daily
San Francisco, CA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I woke up to the sound and saw my plant shaking
SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS 6.6 mag / not felt
We feel the jet sound BOOM BEFORE ALL EARQUKES TOD / not felt: Jet sound BOOM 4 TIME BEFORE ALL QUAKES TODAY BAJA CAL N THIS ONE 6 6

 

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