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Magnitude 6.4 SOLOMON ISLANDS

Thursday, August 16, 2007 at 08:39:28 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 75 km (45 miles) WSW of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands 185 km (115 miles) SW of Auki, Malaita, Solomon Islands 185 km (115 miles) S of Dadali, Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands at 2:39 AM MDT, Aug 16, 2007 (7:39 PM local time in Solomon Islands). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. No reports of damage or casualties have been received at this time.

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver

 


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