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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Wednesday, 27 May 1992

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Wednesday, 27 May 1992
Date & time: Wednesday, 27 May 1992 05:13 UTC
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 18.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.122°S / 165.239°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) SW of Lata (pop: 600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake: Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands), 27 May 1992 05h13

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (25 quakes):
  • 08 Feb 1994 21:25 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    152.3 km (94.6 mi) depth
    |
    123 km (76 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Jan 1994 15:19 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Oct 1993 15:42 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    32.6 km (20.3 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Oct 1993 09:54 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Oct 1993 11:44 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    32.4 km (20.1 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Aug 1993 12:21 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    137 km (85 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Mar 1993 07:58 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    35.8 km (22.2 mi) depth
    |
    95 km (59 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Mar 1993 07:00 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33.7 km (20.9 mi) depth
    |
    117 km (73 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Mar 1993 07:36 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    23.7 km (14.7 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Mar 1993 03:05 UTC
    | M 7.1 |
    20.4 km (12.7 mi) depth
    |
    117 km (73 mi) distance
    | USGS | Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Santa Cruz Islands Region (Solomon Islands) on Saturday, 6 March 1993
  • 05 Feb 1993 07:32 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    51.1 km (31.8 mi) depth
    |
    132 km (82 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Dec 1992 06:44 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    43.6 km (27.1 mi) depth
    |
    120 km (74 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Oct 1992 07:58 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Aug 1992 09:42 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    25.1 km (15.6 mi) depth
    |
    131 km (81 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Aug 1992 11:19 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    22.6 km (14 mi) depth
    |
    133 km (83 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jul 1992 13:40 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    28.8 km (17.9 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Wednesday, 27 May 1992
 

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