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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands at 13:03 UTC on August 20, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 45 km (28 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 89 km (55...

August 20, 2019

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Very strong and shallow M7.3 earthquake registered near Santa Cruz Islands

Geoscience Australia recorded a very strong earthquake measuring M7.3 at a depth of 4 km (2.5 miles) off the coast of Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province of the Solomon Islands, at 02:27 UTC on July 18, 2015. USGS is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).Accord

July 18, 2015

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Strong M6.1 earthquake registered off the coast of Santa Cruz Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M6.1 hit off the coast of Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province of the Solomon Islands at 22:57 UTC on April 22, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 105 km (65.2 miles). USGS is reporting it as M6.3 at a dep

April 23, 2015

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Massive and deadly M 8.0 earthquake hit Santa Cruz Islands - Tsunami went 500 m inland damaging 3 villages

Massive and deadly subduction earthquake, registered as M 8.0 (USGS/EMSC), hit Santa Cruz Islands at 01:12 UTC on February 6, 2013. The epicenter was located at coordinates 10.752°S, 165.089°E, about 81 km (50 miles) W of Lata, Solomon Islands at depth of 5.8

February 06, 2013

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Strong M 6.1 earthquake struck Santa Cruz Islands

Another strong and shallow earthquake recorded as magnitude 6.1 (USGS) struck Santa Cruz Islands on February 02, 2013 at 18:58 UTC. Epicenter of the quake was located 66 km (41 miles) WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands and 551 km (342 miles) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu

February 02, 2013

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Very strong M 6.7 earthquake hit Santa Cruz Islands

Very strong and shallow earthquake, with preliminary magnitude registered as 6.7 (USGS) hit Santa Cruz Islands on February 01, 2013 at 22:16:35 UTC. The epicenter was located 45 km SW Lata, Solomon Islands and 375 km (233 miles) E (101°) from Kira Kira, at

February 01, 2013

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Strong earthquake magnitude 6.0 struck Santa Cruz Islands

Another strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0 (USGS) hit Santa Cruz Islands on February 01, 2013 at 05:36:41 UTC, at depth of 9.4 km (5.8 miles). USGS registered M 6.2 at first, but the magnitude was revised later to M 6.0. Epicenter of the earthquake was located 59

February 01, 2013

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Swarm of strong earthquakes hit Santa Cruz Islands

Swarm of strong and shallow earthquakes struck Santa Cruz Islands region, starting with January 30, 2013. Strong M 6.0 (USGS) hit island region on January 30, 2013 at 23:03 UTC.The strongest earthquake was measured as M 6.2 on January 31, 2013 at 03:33  UTC, (four

January 31, 2013

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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake near Santa Cruz Islands

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck near Santa Cruz Islands at 04:07:16 UTC. Epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) WNW of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, 355 km (220 miles) E of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl. and 584 km (362 miles) ESE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon

January 09, 2012

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Earthquake 6,3 hits Santa Cruz islands

A massive 6.3 earthquake struck near the Santa Cruz Islands in the Pacific just hours after a massive 7.2 earthquake struck near the Aleutian Islands near Alaska. The 6.3 magnitude quake struck at a depth of 62 km along the tectonic plate boundary. Just 3 days ago

June 24, 2011

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Strong 6,1 earthquake hit Santa Cruz Islands

 Strong earthquake magnitude 6,1 hit 93km South-SouthWest from Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands at depth of 13,5km on June 21 O1:04:15.(USGS) The Santa Cruz Islands are a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, part of  Temotu Province of the

June 21, 2011