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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Friday, 9 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Friday, 9 December 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.7 quake: Solomon Islands on Thu, 8 Dec 17h38
Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Friday, 9 December 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 14.0 km.
Dec 9 21:58: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 20.0 km.
Dec 10 08:40: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 7.0 km.
Date & time: Fri, 9 Dec 21:38:22 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.91°S / 161.41°E (Îles Salomon)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (240 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 9 Dec 2016
Fri, 9 Dec 21:38 UTCM 5.7 / 10 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
Fri, 9 Dec 21:38 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km- 76km SW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Fri, 9 Dec 21:38 UTCM 5.7 / 20 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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(shakemap: USGS)
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HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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