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20 December 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 6.7 SOLOMON ISLANDS 20/12/2016 04:21 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 6.7 20/12/2016 04:21 SOLOMON ISLANDS

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A magnitude 6.7 earthquake has occurred SOLOMON ISLANDS at:
10.19S 161.29E Depth 10km 20/12/2016 at 04:21:27 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2106 km NE Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 14:21:27.8 2016-12-20)
173 km SE Honiara (pop 56298, local time 15:21:27.8 2016-12-20)
70 km NW Kirakira (pop 1122, local time 15:21:27.8 2016-12-20)
1548 km E Port moresby (pop 283733, local time 14:21:27.8 2016-12-20)

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Manual location disseminated on 20/12/2016 04:53 (UTC)
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