Saturday, June 26, 2010

Magnitude 6.9 quake hits in Pacific near Solomon Islands

Magnitude6.9
Date-Time
Location10.636°S, 161.443°E
Depth35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program
RegionSOLOMON ISLANDS
Distances55 km (35 miles) WSW of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl.
210 km (130 miles) SE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
220 km (140 miles) SSE of Auki, Malaita, Solomon Islands
2070 km (1280 miles) NNE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.8 km (3.0 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=302, Nph=302, Dmin=211.2 km, Rmss=1.14 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2010xzal

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