Magnitude 6.6 - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS

2012 January 09 04:07:16 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location10.557°S, 165.160°E
Depth38.9 km (24.2 miles)
Distances75 km (46 miles) WNW of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl.
355 km (220 miles) E of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl.
584 km (362 miles) ESE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
2266 km (1408 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.9 km (8.6 miles); depth +/- 8.8 km (5.5 miles)
ParametersNST=195, Nph=201, Dmin=584.4 km, Rmss=0.65 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=B
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0007hrv
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