7.1 magnitude earthquake 71 km from Kirakira, Makira, Solomon Islands

1979-10-23 09:51:06 UTC

UTC time: Tuesday, October 23, 1979 09:51 AM
Your time: 1979-10-23T09:51:06Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 09:51:06 UTC at 09:51
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.615, 161.284
71.2 km from Kirakira (44.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 22 km

Aftershocks:
B

5.6 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 10:03:42 UTC at 10:03
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.601, 161.039
97.2 km from Kirakira (60.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

C

5.7 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 10:07:24 UTC at 10:07
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.634, 161.232
77.2 km from Kirakira (48.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

D

5.8 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 10:11:39 UTC at 10:11
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.703, 161.857
28.2 km from Kirakira (17.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

E

5.3 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 10:38:05 UTC at 10:38
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.82, 161.18
90.2 km from Kirakira (56.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

F

5.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 10:40:26 UTC at 10:40
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.705, 161.205
83.2 km from Kirakira (51.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

G

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 11:19:59 UTC at 11:19
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.494, 161.169
82.2 km from Kirakira (51.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

H

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 11:41:56 UTC at 11:41
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.701, 161.242
79.2 km from Kirakira (49.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

I

5.4 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 13:55:10 UTC at 13:55
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.605, 161.222
78.2 km from Kirakira (48.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

J

5.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 15:07:32 UTC at 15:07
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.145, 161.453
61.2 km from Kirakira (38.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km