Solomon Islands hit by strong earthquake

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Strong earthquake rocked Solomon Islands today.

Magnitude 6.4

Date-Time • 10 Jan 2017 15:27:18 UTC

• 11 Jan 2017 02:27:18 near epicenter

Location 10.132S 160.989E

Depth 45 km


Distances • 108 km (66 mi) WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
• 137 km (84 mi) SE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
• 740 km (458 mi) SE of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
• 898 km (556 mi) NW of Luganville, Vanuatu
• 1155 km (716 mi) NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.8 km; Vertical 4.7 km
Parameters Nph = 108; Dmin = 137.3 km; Rmss = 0.84 seconds; Gp = 14°