An 8.0 in the Solomon Islands. Who knows how much damage or how far away. No Tsunami data yet.
So first off, h/t to Crosspatch for spotting this one. ( I was face planted in dinner ;-)
Looks like they have a mess of little after shocks going off. Several 6.x and many 5.x or smaller.
Magnitude 8.0 – SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
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2013 February 06 01:12:27 UTC
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at 01:12:27 UTC
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at 12:12:27 PM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 10.738°S, 165.138°E
Depth 28.7 km (17.8 miles)
Region SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
Distances 81 km (50 miles) W of Lata, Solomon Islands
575 km (357 miles) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
581 km (361 miles) ESE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
847 km (526 miles) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 14.2 km (8.8 miles); depth +/- 5.2 km (3.2 miles)
Parameters NST=347, Nph=351, Dmin=586.7 km, Rmss=1.28 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type=(unknown type), Version=B
Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usc000f1s0
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