Major Earthquakes Hit Solomon Islands (6.7 and 6.1) and East Timor (6.7)

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

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Map: USGS

A major 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit Solomon Islands on December 20, 2016, at 0422 UTC, at a depth of 44 km / 27 mi, reported the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Information Statement on December 20, 2016, at 0433 UTC.

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Map: USGS

A major 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit Solomon Islands on December 20, 2016, at 12:33:20 UTC, at a depth of 51 km, reported Geoscience Australia.

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Map: USGS

A major 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit 278 km ENE of Dili, East Timor, on December 21, 2016, at 00:17:15 UTC, at a depth of 151.5 km, reported USGS…Read more

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