Major Earthquake Solomon Islands 18-Nov-15 (E153221831)

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Derived from USGS and other event data. See details below.
Event Details – subject to further review.

Magnitude 7.0was 6.8 [subject to further review]

Small Location map

  • Date-Time: 2015-11-18T18:31:04.310Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 8.946°S, 158.421°E
  • Seismic Region: 15 – Bismarck and Solomon Islands
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1930 – Solomon Islands
  • Earthquake depth: 10.8 km
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: YES
  • Status: Reviewed
  • Event ID: pt15322050
  • Version Timestamp : 2015-11-18T18:51:32.517Z

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Global CMT project, New York, USA (GCMT)
National Tsunami Warning Center (AT)
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PT)
USGS National Earthquake Information Center, PDE (US)

Event and Aftershocks
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser Historical Information
Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer
Location map


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