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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Nov 18 19:34: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.8.
Date & time: Wed, 18 Nov 18:31:05 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.97°S / 158.39°E (Îles Salomon)
Nearest volcano: unnamed (41 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 18 Nov 2015
Wed, 18 Nov 18:31 UTCM 7.0 / 20 km SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 18 Nov 18:31 UTCM 7.0 / 13.4 km- 118km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Wed, 18 Nov 18:31 UTCM 7.1 / 31 kmSolomon Islands[Map]GeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
petebrough / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): My an sisters always have known but who knows what you'll find
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (180 km E from epicenter)(no details): This is big.. (via EMSC)
(Solomon Islands) (178 km E from epicenter)(no details): Caused water loss from a swimming pool in the immediate aftermath of the quake. (via EMSC)
(Solomon Islands) (178 km E from epicenter)(no details): This is the first earthquake I've ever seen a hanging object (Macrame) swing, as well as the door. It swung like somebody pushed it or something. (via EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (177 km E from epicenter)(no details): Honiara Solomon Islands (via EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (178 km E from epicenter)(no details): At 0530 hrs I was in bed but awake suddenly what heard was a big wind coming I though but then it shoke the house .Everyone in the house ran outside.It lasted for about 15 seconds. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
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
Sat, 16 Jan 2016
Sat, 16 Jan 22:38 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]- 53km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Sat, 16 Jan 22:38 UTCM 4.6 / 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
Thu, 1 Sep 11:09 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 14 Sep 2016
Wed, 14 Sep 07:24 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 14 Sep 21:32 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC

 

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