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Past earthquakes in or near Guadalcanal Island, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, during the year 2020

Updated 23 Apr 2021 02:24 GMT -
During 2020, Guadalcanal Island was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above, 10 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 12 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0.
Biggest quake: 6.2 quake Solomon Sea, 150 km east of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, 27 January 2020 05:02 GMT
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (24 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
30 Oct 2020 10:10 pm (GMT +11) (30 Oct 2020 11:10:12 GMT)
5.6

26 km
(128 km)22 km southeast of Auki, Malaita Province, Solomon Islands 16 reportsMoreMap
Sun, 25 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Oct 2020 10:04 pm (GMT +11) (25 Oct 2020 11:04:46 GMT)
5.2

66 km
(188 km)67 km northwest of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon Islands 2 reportsMoreMap
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
20 Oct 2020 5:51 am (GMT +11) (19 Oct 2020 18:51:06 GMT)
4.5

1 km
(190 km)164 km southeast of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Sat, 26 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
27 Sep 10:53 am (GMT +11) (26 Sep 2020 23:53:56 GMT)
4.9

10 km
(128 km)102 km southeast of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Fri, 21 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
21 Aug 2020 23:12:28 GMT
5.0

11 km
(103 km)Solomon Sea, 147 km southeast of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Tue, 18 Aug 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
18 Aug 2020 18:36:26 GMT
4.9

10 km
(74 km)147 km west of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands MoreMap
18 Aug 2020 18:36:25 GMT
5.0

10 km
(75 km)Solomon Sea, 137 km northwest of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands MoreMap
18 Aug 2020 18:36:25 GMT
5.0

10 km
(75 km)Solomon Sea, 137 km northwest of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
10 Aug 2020 22:39:06 GMT
5.1

73 km
(226 km)47 km west of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Mon, 20 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
20 Jul 2020 20:05:32 GMT
4.5

95 km
(230 km)206 km southeast of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Sat, 18 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
18 Jul 2020 01:37:15 GMT
5.7

51 km
(204 km)Solomon Sea, 65 km west of Kirakira, Solomon Islands 4 reportsMoreMap
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
12 Jul 2020 03:04:17 GMT
4.8

35 km
(34 km)6.6 km northeast of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands 1 reportMoreMap
Mon, 15 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15 Jun 2020 00:16:07 GMT
5.1

46 km
(243 km)South Pacific Ocean, 33 km northwest of Kirakira, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Mon, 4 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
4 May 2020 17:32:01 GMT
4.9

73 km
(237 km)213 km east of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands 1 reportMoreMap
Thu, 16 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
16 Apr 2020 17:38:23 GMT
5.3

45 km
(181 km)Solomon Sea, 85 km west of Kirakira, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Tue, 7 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-04-07 13:37:45 +11:00 (7 Apr 2020 02:37:45 GMT)
4.7

61 km
(190 km)161 km southeast of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Sun, 8 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 Mar 2020 10:35:03 GMT
4.8

10 km
Gallego (14 km) - Guadalcanal Province, Solomon islands32 km west of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands 1 reportMoreMap
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Feb 2020 21:17:34 GMT
4.8

10 km
Gallego (157 km) - Guadalcanal Province, Solomon islands131 km southeast of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands 1 reportMoreMap
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-02-14 10:31:35 +11:00 (13 Feb 2020 23:31:35 GMT)
4.6

101 km
Gallego (218 km) - Guadalcanal Province, Solomon islands188 km southeast of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
30 Jan 2020 17:58:11 GMT
4.7

10 km
Gallego (166 km) - Guadalcanal Province, Solomon islands145 km southeast of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands MoreMap
30 Jan 2020 13:15:25 GMT
4.7

10 km
Gallego (162 km) - Guadalcanal Province, Solomon islands131 km southeast of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands MoreMap
Wed, 29 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Jan 2020 13:49:49 GMT
6.0

86 km
Gallego (187 km) - Guadalcanal Province, Solomon islandsSolomon Sea, 82 km west of Kirakira, Solomon Islands 7 reportsMoreMap
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
27 Jan 2020 05:02:00 GMT
6.2

10 km
Gallego (164 km) - Guadalcanal Province, Solomon islandsSolomon Sea, 150 km east of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands 24 reportsMoreMap
Thu, 2 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2 Jan 2020 13:41:35 GMT
5.3

69 km
Gallego (44 km) - Guadalcanal Province, Solomon islands28 km east of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands 10 reportsMoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.6 x 1014 joules (73.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 63252 tons of TNT or 4 atomic bombs!) More info

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