Magnitude 6.6 - SOLOMON ISLANDS
2007 November 27 11:50:01 UTC
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|Depth||41.6 km (25.9 miles)|
|Distances||70 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 Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 10.1 km (6.3 miles); depth +/- 16.3 km (10.1 miles)|
|Parameters||NST= 61, Nph= 61, Dmin=300 km, Rmss=0.91 sec, Gp= 79°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
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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.
65 km (40 miles) SSE of Kira Kira.
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