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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 10 August 2015

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 10 August 2015

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Monday, 10 August 2015
10 Aug 04:20 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 8 minutes.
Aug 10 05:10: Magnitude recalculée de 6.5 à 6.4.
Date & time: Monday, 10 August 2015 04:12 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.3°S / 157.94°E (Îles Salomon)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
180 km SE de Gizo (pop: 6,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
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
Mon, 10 Aug 04:12 UTCM 6.6 / 10 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
Mon, 10 Aug 04:12 UTCM 6.9 / 10 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Mon, 10 Aug 04:12 UTCM 6.6 / 15 km- 180km SW of Dadali, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Mon, 10 Aug 04:12 UTCM 6.8Solomon IslandsGeoAu

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Guayaquil-Ecuador (13484.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Magnifica su información que nos permite estar atentos ante cualquier eventualidád....muchas gracias,y estamos listos a colaborar ante cualquier percance en nuestro pais con información...nada que sentir respecto al movimiento estamos diametralmente al otro lado del movimiento sismico gracias.

Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake: Solomon Islands, 10 Aug 2015 04h12

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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 10 August 2015

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