6.7 Major Earthquake Hits Solomon Islands

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA - BOUGAINVILLE REGION 2-8-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit the Solomon Islands on February 8, 2016, at 1619 UTC, at a depth of 33 km / 20 mi, reported the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) issued a tsunami information statement on February 8, 2016 at 1625 UTC. * The PTWC reported a tsunami is not expected, however, they have been wrong. TAKE ALL PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFETY, JUST IN CASE. DO NOT RELY ON YOUR GOVERNMENT (See Death by Government for more reasons why!)…Read more

 

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