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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 25 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 25 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 25 September 2014
25 Sep 09:22 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 8 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 25 September 2014 09:13 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.54°S / 156.31°E (Îles Salomon)
Nearest volcano: Kana Keoki (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
170 km SW de Gizo (pop: 6,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 25 Sep 09:13 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
Thu, 25 Sep 09:13 UTCM 6.0 / 15 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Thu, 25 Sep 09:13 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km160km SSW of Gizo, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Thu, 25 Sep 09:13 UTCM 6.0Solomon IslandsGeoAu

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Galston, Australia / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Crazy shaking man like i could hardly stand straight and I wet myself. I couldn't beleive what was happening dude. It was totally weird man.

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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 25 September 2014
 

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