5.0 magnitude earthquake 94 km from Taro’a, Choiseul, Solomon Islands

1977-04-21 06:53:22 UTC

UTC time: Thursday, April 21, 1977 06:53 AM
Your time: 1977-04-21T06:53:22Z
Magnitude Type: mb
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people

A

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 06:53:22 UTC at 06:53
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.992, 160.82
94.2 km from Taro’a (58.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 21 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.7 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 07:08:22 UTC at 07:08
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.878, 160.381
68.2 km from Honiara (42.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 41 km

C

6.0 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 07:18:51 UTC at 07:18
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.245, 160.728
123.2 km from Honiara (76.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

D

4.8 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 07:55:19 UTC at 07:55
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.888, 160.721
90.2 km from Taro’a (56.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 11 km

E

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 08:04:54 UTC at 08:04
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.042, 160.252
75.2 km from Honiara (46.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 20 km

F

4.8 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 08:18:35 UTC at 08:18
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.306, 161.01
100.2 km from Kirakira (62.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 12 km

G

4.9 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 08:38:43 UTC at 08:38
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.0, 160.233
69.2 km from Honiara (43.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 8 km

H

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 09:36:58 UTC at 09:36
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.147, 160.749
113.2 km from Taro’a (70.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 51 km

I

5.6 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 09:45:38 UTC at 09:45
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.276, 160.749
126.2 km from Taro’a (78.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

J

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 10:26:03 UTC at 10:26
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.953, 160.462
80.2 km from Honiara (49.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km