Three Major Earthquakes Hit Solomon Islands (6.1); Palau Region (6.5); Brazil (6.4)

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

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Map: USGS

A major 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit Solomon Islands on December 18, 2016, at 05:46:25 UTC, at a depth of 43 km, reported GEOFON.

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Map: USGS

A major 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Palau region on December 18, 2016, at 0947 UTC, at a depth of 33 km / 20 mi, reported the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Information Statement on December 18, 2016, at 0959 UTC.

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Map: USGS

A major 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit 201 km S of Tarauaca, Brazil, on December 18, 2016, at 13:30:11 UTC, at a depth of 619.4 km, reported USGS…Read more

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