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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Aug 20 13:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Date & time: Tuesday, 20 August 2019 13:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.25°S / 166.09°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (123 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 20 Aug 2019
Tue, 20 Aug 13:03 UTCM 6.0 / 45 kmSanta Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)EMSC
Tue, 20 Aug 13:03 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmSanta Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)BMKG
Tue, 20 Aug 13:03 UTCM 6.1 / 76.9 kmSanta Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)GeoAu
Tue, 20 Aug 13:03 UTCM 6.4 / 64.8 kmSolomon Is. [Sea] (Solomon Islands)INGV
Tue, 20 Aug 13:03 UTCM 6.0 / 45 km87km SE of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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(10126.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Minor shaking on 21st August 2019 at 3:30am in Bangalore

 

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