Magnitude 6.4 - SOLOMON ISLANDS
2007 August 16 08:39:27 UTC
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|Depth||1.8 km (1.1 miles) (poorly constrained)|
|Distances||70 km (40 miles) WSW of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands|
180 km (110 miles) SW of Auki, Malaita, Solomon Islands
185 km (115 miles) SSE of Dadali, Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands
2085 km (1290 miles) NNE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 13 km (8.1 miles); depth +/- 87.8 km (54.6 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=102, Nph=102, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.23 sec, Gp=101°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
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The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 75 km (45 miles) WSW of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands 185 km (115 miles) SW of Auki, Malaita, Solomon Islands 185 km (115 miles) S of Dadali, Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands at 2:39 AM MDT, Aug 16, 2007 (7:39 PM local time in Solomon Islands). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. No reports of damage or casualties have been received at this time.
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