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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 12 August 2015
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 13.0 km.
Date & time: Wed, 12 Aug 18:49:24 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.33°S / 157.78°E (Îles Salomon)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (38 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 12 Aug 2015
Wed, 12 Aug 18:49 UTCM 6.5 / 10 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Wed, 12 Aug 18:49 UTCM 6.4 / 5 km- 180km SE of Gizo, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Wed, 12 Aug 18:49 UTCM 6.7Solomon IslandsGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
I was in Honiara / MMI IV (Light shaking): Just laying on the bed and got a "rock and roll, side to side".
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 18 Nov 2015
Wed, 18 Nov 18:31 UTCM 6.8 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 27 Dec 2015
Sun, 27 Dec 16:50 UTCM 4.7 / 62 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 1 Jan 2016
Fri, 1 Jan 21:49 UTCM 4.8 / 72 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 14 Jan 2016
Thu, 14 Jan 13:05 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 19 Jan 2016
Tue, 19 Jan 09:08 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Tue, 26 Jan 2016
Tue, 26 Jan 17:51 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 6 Feb 2016
Sat, 6 Feb 16:36 UTCM 4.7 / 45 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 7 Feb 2016
Sun, 7 Feb 07:11 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 15 Feb 2016
Mon, 15 Feb 21:26 UTCM 4.6 / 73 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 7 Apr 2016
Thu, 7 Apr 04:33 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 9 Apr 2016
Sat, 9 Apr 09:59 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 1 Aug 2016
Mon, 1 Aug 21:24 UTCM 5.1 / 20 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC

 

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