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M6.6 earthquake - 36km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands, Thursday, 7 February 2013 at 18:59 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 36km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands on Thursday, 7 February 2013

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.0 quake: SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS, 6 Feb 2013 01h12, which had occurred 1 day 18 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 36km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands on Thursday, 7 February 2013
7 Feb 19:15 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 16 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 7 February 2013 18:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 8 Feb 2013 05:59 (Pacific/Guadalcanal)
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.001°S / 165.658°E (Îles Salomon)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km SW de Lata (pop: 600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 7 Feb 18:59 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km36km SSW of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Thu, 7 Feb 18:59 UTCM 6.7 / 10 km SANTA CRUZ ISLANDSEMSC
Thu, 7 Feb 18:59 UTCM 6.7 / 10 kmSanta Cruz IslandsGFZ
Thu, 7 Feb 18:59 UTCM 6.7 / 42 kmSanta Cruz IslandsGeoAu

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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 36km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands on Thursday, 7 February 2013

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