Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 10 August 2015
10 Aug 04:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.3°S / 157.79°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
169 km (105 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 10 Aug 04:24 UTC||M 5.6 / 10 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
|Mon, 10 Aug 04:24 UTC||M 5.7 / 10 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|2015-08-10 15:24:31 +11:00 (10 Aug 04:24:31 UTC)||M 5.7 / 10 km||- 181km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|Mon, 10 Aug 04:24 UTC||M 5.8||Solomon Islands||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake
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