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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 17 December 2017

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 17 December 2017
Dec 17 19:07: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 177.0 to 180.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 17 December 2017 18:58 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 180.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.81°S / 154.72°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Tore (23 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Sun, 17 Dec 18:57 UTCM 5.2 / 156.3 km- 95km WNW of Arawa, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sun, 17 Dec 18:58 UTCM 5.2 / 177 kmBOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Sun, 17 Dec 18:58 UTCM 5.1 / 205 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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