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08 December 2016

EARTHQUAKE (REVISION): Magnitude 7.8 SOLOMON ISLANDS 08/12/2016 17:38 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification (REVISION)

Magnitude 7.8 08/12/2016 17:38 SOLOMON ISLANDS

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A magnitude 7.8 earthquake has occurred SOLOMON ISLANDS at:
10.71S 161.36E Depth 40km 08/12/2016 at 17:38:46 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2056 km NE Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 03:38:46.9 2016-12-09)
213 km SE Honiara (pop 56298, local time 04:38:46.9 2016-12-09)
64 km SW Kirakira (pop 1122, local time 04:38:46.9 2016-12-09)
1558 km E Port moresby (pop 283733, local time 03:38:46.9 2016-12-09)

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Manual location disseminated on 08/12/2016 18:30 (UTC)
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