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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 18 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 18 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 18 December 2016
Dec 18 05:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Dec 18 05:55: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Dec 18 05:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Dec 18 05:58: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 43.0 km.
Dec 18 06:38: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 5.9.
Date & time: Sun, 18 Dec 05:46:25 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.22°S / 161.15°E (Îles Salomon)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (187 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 18 Dec 2016
Sun, 18 Dec 05:46 UTCM 6.0 / 40 km SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 05:46 UTCM 5.9 / 70 kmSolomon Islands[Map]GeoAu
Sun, 18 Dec 05:46 UTCM 6.0 / 39.1 km- 83km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Honiara Solomon Islands / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Honiara, Solomon islands (159.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Honiara (156.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 18 Dec 11:35 UTCM 5.2 / 43 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 (6 earthquakes)
Tue, 20 Dec 04:21 UTCM 6.4 / 32 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 20 Dec 08:11 UTCM 5.1 / 30 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Tue, 20 Dec 08:49 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 20 Dec 12:33 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 20 Dec 20:07 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 20 Dec 23:22 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 23 Dec 2016
Fri, 23 Dec 10:46 UTCM 4.8 / 35 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Mon, 26 Dec 2016
Mon, 26 Dec 00:49 UTCM 4.6 / 35 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Tue, 27 Dec 2016
Tue, 27 Dec 02:30 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 2 Jan 2017
Mon, 2 Jan 03:21 UTCM 5.1 / 41 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 4 Jan 2017
Wed, 4 Jan 16:24 UTCM 4.7 / 59.5 km - [info]- 62km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Wed, 4 Jan 21:03 UTCM 5.1 / 55 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Mon, 9 Jan 2017
Mon, 9 Jan 18:20 UTCM 4.9 / 31.9 km - [info]- 33km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Tue, 10 Jan 2017
Tue, 10 Jan 15:27 UTCM 6.2 / 64 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 13 Jan 2017
Fri, 13 Jan 05:31 UTCM 4.7 / 34 km - [info]- 25km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Sat, 14 Jan 2017
Sat, 14 Jan 18:43 UTCM 5.2 / 34 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 19 Jan 2017
Thu, 19 Jan 23:04 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 20 Jan 2017
Fri, 20 Jan 02:20 UTCM 4.7 / 36 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Mon, 23 Jan 2017
Mon, 23 Jan 12:03 UTCM 4.7 / 27 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 25 Jan 2017
Wed, 25 Jan 10:21 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 1 Feb 2017
Wed, 1 Feb 16:16 UTCM 4.6 / 46.5 km - [info]- 62km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Sat, 4 Feb 2017
Sat, 4 Feb 04:12 UTCM 4.7 / 34 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Fri, 10 Feb 2017
Fri, 10 Feb 08:30 UTCM 4.9 / 54.1 km - [info]- 54km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Fri, 17 Feb 2017
Fri, 17 Feb 14:05 UTCM 4.7 / 80 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Tue, 21 Feb 2017
Tue, 21 Feb 10:01 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 82km SW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Fri, 24 Feb 2017
Fri, 24 Feb 09:44 UTCM 4.8 / 25 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 1 Mar 2017
Wed, 1 Mar 16:47 UTCM 4.9 / 35.6 km - [info]- 36km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Thu, 9 Mar 2017
Thu, 9 Mar 17:20 UTCM 4.9 / 60.2 km - [info]- 64km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Wed, 29 Mar 2017
Wed, 29 Mar 05:40 UTCM 4.9 / 30.7 km - [info]- 68km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Sat, 15 Apr 2017
Sat, 15 Apr 15:09 UTCM 4.6 / 39.1 km - [info]- Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Sat, 15 Apr 23:53 UTCM 4.8 / 42 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Thu, 27 Apr 09:31 UTCM 4.9 / 46 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sat, 29 Apr 2017
Sat, 29 Apr 22:33 UTCM 5.0 / 120 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Tue, 16 May 2017
Tue, 16 May 18:10 UTCM 4.6 / 65.5 km - [info]- 48km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Wed, 24 May 2017
Wed, 24 May 11:05 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 29 May 2017
Mon, 29 May 01:10 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info]- 53km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Mon, 29 May 21:10 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 7 Jun 2017
Wed, 7 Jun 12:23 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 9 Jun 2017
Fri, 9 Jun 20:32 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 11 Jun 2017
Sun, 11 Jun 14:20 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Wed, 21 Jun 20:53 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 4 Jul 2017
Tue, 4 Jul 19:01 UTCM 4.8 / 45.3 km - [info]- 143km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Thu, 6 Jul 2017
Thu, 6 Jul 12:39 UTCM 4.5 / 55.3 km - [info]- 56km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Fri, 14 Jul 2017
Fri, 14 Jul 15:25 UTCM 4.9 / 41.8 km - [info]- 43km SW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Fri, 28 Jul 2017
Fri, 28 Jul 00:47 UTCM 5.0 / 73.9 km - [info]- 43km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Sun, 6 Aug 2017
Sun, 6 Aug 00:15 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 13 Aug 2017
Sun, 13 Aug 01:57 UTCM 4.5 / 74 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sun, 13 Aug 03:47 UTCM 5.0 / 34.3 km - [info]- 121km SE of Honiara, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS
Mon, 28 Aug 2017
Mon, 28 Aug 12:06 UTCM 4.9 / 33.8 km - [info]- 36km SSW of Honiara, Solomon Islands[Map]USGS

 

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