Great mag. 8.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 8 December 2016

Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.7 - Solomon Sea, 70 km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, jueves, 08 dic. 2016

Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.7 - Solomon Sea, 70 km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, jueves, 08 dic. 2016

Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.7 at 38 km depth

8 Dec 17:45 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
Dec 8 17:46: Magnitud recalculada de 8.0 a 8.1.
Dec 8 17:48: Magnitud recalculada de 8.1 a 8.0.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 38.0 km.
Dec 8 17:59: Magnitud recalculada de 8.0 a 7.7.
Fecha & hora: 8 Dec 2016 17:38:47 UTC
Magnitud: 7.7
Profundidad: 38.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 10.67°S / 161.32°E (Solomon Sea, Islas Salomón)
Volcán mas cercano: Gallego (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km al OSO de Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
206 km al ESE de Malango (pop: 10,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
216 km al SE de Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
222 km al SSE de Auki (pop: 6,810) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
339 km al SE de Buala (pop: 2,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
178 km al SE de Guadalcanal Island (pop: 65,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 7.738 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 7.840 kmSOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 7.841 km- 69km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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User reports for this quake (7)

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Royersford (13570.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
2107.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Honiara solomon islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : The strongest ever i experience in my life.....
Honiara Tandai Highway / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Honiara (Solomon Islands, 212 km NW of epicenter) : Happen about 0440hrs local time in Solomon Islands. Last for about 30 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands, 207 km NW of epicenter) : Shaking for around 30 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands, 201 km NW of epicenter) : It was a strong earthquake (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (200 quakes):
  • 18 Nov 2018 19:47 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    188 km (117 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 16 Nov 2018 21:34 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    212 km (132 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Nov 2018 21:19 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    218 km (136 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Nov 2018 17:11 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    167 km (104 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 16 Nov 2018 10:17 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    219 km (136 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Nov 2018 05:03 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    223 km (138 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Nov 2018 03:26 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (120 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.1 - South Pacific Ocean, 76 km ENE of Santa Anna Island, Solomon Islands, viernes, 16 nov. 2018
  • 04 Nov 2018 10:19 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    |
    415 km (258 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Oct 2018 17:02 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    311 km (193 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Oct 2018 16:18 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    123 km (76 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 05:23 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Sep 2018 22:45 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    386 km (240 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Sep 2018 06:45 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    387 km (240 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 20 Sep 2018 06:13 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    386 km (240 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Sep 2018 05:47 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    391 km (243 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 16 Sep 2018 11:16 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
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