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09 December 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 6.9 SOLOMON ISLANDS 09/12/2016 19:10 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 6.9 09/12/2016 19:10 SOLOMON ISLANDS

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A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has occurred SOLOMON ISLANDS at:
10.72S 161.08E Depth 10km 09/12/2016 at 19:10:05 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2043 km NE Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 05:10:05.6 2016-12-10)
192 km SE Honiara (pop 56298, local time 06:10:05.6 2016-12-10)
93 km W Kirakira (pop 1122, local time 06:10:05.6 2016-12-10)
1528 km E Port moresby (pop 283733, local time 05:10:05.6 2016-12-10)

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Manual location disseminated on 09/12/2016 19:39 (UTC)
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