Deep M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

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A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit the Solomon Islands at 03:51 UTC on January 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 357.8 km (222 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 367 km (228 miles).

The epicenter was located 35.7 km (22.2 miles) SSE of Taro, Solomon Islands and 118.3 km (73.5 miles) SE of Arawa, P.N.G.

There are about 62 000 people living within 100 km.

This earthquake was too deep to produce a tsunami.

1 120 000 people are estimated to have felt weak shaking.

Estimated population exposure to earthquake shaking

Selected cities exposed

Regional seismicity

Featured image credit: Google, EMSC, TW/SAM

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