Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 25 September 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.9 - Solomon Islands, giovedì, 25 settembre 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.9 - Solomon Islands, giovedì, 25 settembre 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Sep 09:22 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 8 minuti.
Data & ora: 25 Sep 2014 09:13:52 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 5.9
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 9,54°S / 156,31°E (Isole Salomone)
Vulcano più vicino: Kana Keoki (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
145 km SW da Mbaniata
157 km SW da Tōfie
170 km SSW da Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
377 km SSE da Arawa (Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
393 km WSW da Buala (pop: 2,700)
424 km W da Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
489 km W da Auki (pop: 6,810)
730 km SE da Kokopo (Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 26,300)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4,5 x 1013 joules (12,4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0,7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.910 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 6.010 km160km SSW of Gizo, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 6.0 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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Galston, Australia / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Crazy shaking man like i could hardly stand straight and I wet myself. I couldn't beleive what was happening dude. It was totally weird man.
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Aftershocks of the 5.9 quake Solomon Islands 25 September 09:13 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 25 September 2014 at 09:13 (GMT)
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