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M6.6 earthquake hits Santa Cruz Islands at intermediate depth, Solomon Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province, Solomon Islands at 22:41 UTC on May 12, 2020 (09:41 LT, May 13). The agency is reporting a depth of 112 km (69 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 127 km (79 miles)....

May 12, 2020

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Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Solomon Islands at 13:49 UTC on January 29 (00:49 LT on January 30), 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 86 km (53 miles). The EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 95 km (59 miles). This is the second M6+...

January 29, 2020

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the coast of Solomon Islands at 05:02 UTC (16:02 LT) on January 27, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 17 km (10.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 47 km (29.2 miles). The...

January 27, 2020

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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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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Solomon Islands at 07:25 UTC on May 3, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 80 km (49 miles). The epicenter was located...

May 03, 2019

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Deep M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

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...

January 26, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the Solomon Islands at 03:26 UTC on November 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10.6 km (6.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). The quake was initially...

November 16, 2018

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Strong M6.5 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit Solomon Islands 19:31 UTC on September 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 64.5 km (40 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.7 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). This earthquake can have a low...

September 09, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Solomon Islands at 15:43 UTC on March 19, 2017 (02:43 local time, March 20). The agency is reporting a depth of 4.2 km (2.6 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.2 at a depth...

March 19, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit near the coast of Makira (San Cristobal), Solomon Islands at 23:04 UTC on January 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 29.9 km (18.6 km). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.8 at a depth of...

January 19, 2017

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits near Makira, Solomon Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit near the coast of Makira, Solomon Islands at 15:27 UTC on January 10, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 46 km (28.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 45 km (27.9 miles). According to the USGS,...

January 10, 2017

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Damage assessment after M7.8 earthquake in Solomon Islands

A powerful earthquake measuring M7.8 hit just off the coast of Makira island (San Cristobal), Solomon Islands at 17:38 UTC on December 8, 2016, causing damage and triggering a small tsunami. There are reports of collapsed buildings and landslides it the most...

December 09, 2016

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Massive M7.8 earthquake hits Solomon Islands, tsunami waves forecast

A powerful earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.8 hit near the coast of Solomon Islands at 17:38 UTC (04:38 local time) on December 8, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 41 km (25.4 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M8.1 at a depth of 35 km (21.7...

December 08, 2016

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near Honiara, Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as Mwb6.0 hit near Honiara, Solomon Islands at 07:24 UTC on September 14, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Australia Geoscience is reporting Mwp6.2 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles)....

September 14, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Malaita, Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the coast of Malaita, Solomon Islands at 04:17 UTC on June 10, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 28.4 km (17.7 miles). The epicenter was located 20 km (12.4 miles) WNW of Auki, 104 km...

June 10, 2016

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Very strong M6.8 earthquake hit near the coast of Bougainville Island, P.N.G.

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.8 hit near the coast of Bougainville Island, P.N.G. at 16:19 UTC on February 8, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 28 km (17.4 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 33.0 km...

February 08, 2016

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Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Solomon Islands

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M7.1 hit near the coast of Solomon Islands at 18:31 UTC on November 18, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 3 km (1.9 miles). USGS is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 10.8 km (6.7 miles). ...

November 18, 2015

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Strong M6.1 earthquake registered near the coast of Solomon Islands

Geoscience Australia registered a strong M6.1 earthquake at a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles) near the coast of Solomon Islands at 15:56 UTC on September 24, 2015. USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 23.4 km (14.5 miles).According to the USGS, epicenter was located 98 km (

September 24, 2015

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Very shallow M6.6 earthquake registered in Solomon Islands

A strong and very shallow earthquake registered as M6.6 (Geoscience Australia) hit Solomon Islands at 07:47 UTC on August 15, 2015. Geoscience Australia is reporting a depth of 0 km. USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 6.3 km (3.9 miles). This is the third quake...

August 15, 2015

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Very shallow M6.7 earthquake registered off the coast of Solomon Islands

A strong and very shallow earthquake registered as M6.7 by Geoscience Australia (preliminary data) hit off the coast of Solomon Islands at 18:49 UTC on August 12, 2015. The agency is reporting a very shallow depth of 1 km (0.62 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth

August 12, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered as M6.9 by USGS hit Solomon Islands at 04:12 UTC on August 10, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 0 km.According to the USGS, epicenter was located 186

August 10, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by USGS as M6.7 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles) hit off the coast of Solomon Islands at 04:12 UTC on July 10, 2015. Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp 6.8 at a depth of 11 km (6.8 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw 6.8 at a d

July 10, 2015

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Strong M7.1 earthquake registered in the Solomon Islands

A very strong, M7.1 earthquake at (Geoscience Australia) was recorded in the Solomon Islands region at 21:45 UTC on May 22, 2015. GA preliminary report mentions depth of 100 km (62 miles). USGS is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 7 km (4.3 miles).According to the USGS, epic

May 22, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake registered near Lata, Solomon Islands

A very strong and shallow M7.2 (downgraded to M6.9 at a depth of 33 km/20.5 miles) earthquake was registered by Geoscience Australia near Lata, Solomon Islands at 22:48 UTC on May 20, 2015. USGS registered it as M6.8 at a depth of 12 km (7.5 miles).According to the USGS

May 20, 2015

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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit 28 km (17 miles) ENE of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Islands at 09:04 UTC on July 21, 2011, at a depth of 22.5 km (14.0 miles). The alert level does not include impacts from earthquake-related hazards such as tsunamis, landslides,...

July 21, 2011

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Strong 6.9 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong M6.9 earthquake hit 76 km (47 miles) west of Kira Kira near San Cristobal, Solomon Islands (10.349°S, 161.233°E) at 04:17 UTC on April 23, 2011. The quake hit at depth of 81.6 km. Residents on the mainland said they felt a sharp jolt but emergency...

April 23, 2011