Magnitude 6.9 - SOLOMON ISLANDS
2011 April 23 04:16:55 UTC
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|Depth||81.6 km (50.7 miles)|
|Distances||76 km (47 miles) W of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl.|
173 km (107 miles) SE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
184 km (114 miles) SSE of Auki, Malaita, Solomon Islands
2084 km (1294 miles) NNE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14.4 km (8.9 miles); depth +/- 7.9 km (4.9 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=393, Nph=393, Dmin=173.7 km, Rmss=0.86 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
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