Magnitude 6.6 - SOLOMON ISLANDS

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2007 November 27 11:50:01 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.6
Date-Time
Location11.021°S, 162.166°E
Depth41.6 km (25.9 miles)
RegionSOLOMON ISLANDS
Distances70 km (40 miles) SSE of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl.
300 km (185 miles) SE of Auki, Malaita, Solomon Islands
300 km (185 miles) SE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
2070 km (1280 miles) NNE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 10.1 km (6.3 miles); depth +/- 16.3 km (10.1 miles)
ParametersNST= 61, Nph= 61, Dmin=300 km, Rmss=0.91 sec, Gp= 79°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2007kfa3
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 70 km (40 miles) SSE of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl. 295 km (185 miles) SE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands at 4:50 AM MST, Nov 27, 2007 (10:50 PM local time in Solomon Islands). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available.

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    65 km (40 miles) SSE of Kira Kira.

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