Magnitude 6.6 - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION

2008 July 19 09:27:01 UTC

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Magnitude6.6
Date-Time
Location11.032°S, 164.509°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionSANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION
Distances150 km (90 miles) WSW of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl.
290 km (180 miles) ESE of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl.
530 km (330 miles) ESE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
2175 km (1360 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 3.8 km (2.4 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=374, Nph=374, Dmin=530.2 km, Rmss=0.87 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Source
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Event IDus2008uraw
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 150 km (95 miles) WSW of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl., 285 km (180 miles) ESE of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl., 525 km (325 miles) ESE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 2175 km (1350 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia at 3:27 AM MDT, Jul 19, 2008 (8:27 PM local time in Santa Cruz Islands). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

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