Magnitude 6.6 - SOLOMON ISLANDS
2010 January 03 21:48:05 UTC
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|Depth||26 km (16.2 miles) set by location program|
|Distances||100 km (60 miles) SE of Gizo, New Georgia Islands, Solomon Isl.|
190 km (115 miles) WSW of Dadali, Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands
285 km (175 miles) WNW of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
2130 km (1320 miles) NNE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.1 km (3.2 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=232, Nph=232, Dmin=280.3 km, Rmss=1.09 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
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Several homes damaged. Felt at Gizo and Honiara. A small tsunami of less than 2 cm (peak-to-trough) was recorded at Honiara.
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