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Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 63 km southwest of Honiara, Solomon Islands, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 8:15 pm (GMT +11) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake Solomon Sea, 57 km southwest of Honiara, Solomon Islands, Nov 22, 2022 1:03 pm (GMT +11), which had occurred 2 days earlier.
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Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 63 km southwest of Honiara, Solomon Islands, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 8:15 pm (GMT +11) Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 63 km southwest of Honiara, Solomon Islands, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 8:15 pm (GMT +11)

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Nov 09:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
24 Nov 09:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 20.0 km (from 8.7 to 12.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 26 km (16 mi) towards ENE.
24 Nov 09:34: Now using data updates from USGS
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Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 24, 2022 09:15:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 8:15 pm (GMT +11)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.4
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.8276°S / 159.5324°E (Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands)
Antipode9.828°N / 20.468°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt4 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoGallego (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities25 km (16 mi) SW of Malango (pop: 10,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SW of Honiara (pop: 56,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (65 mi) SW of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
174 km (108 mi) SW of Auki (pop: 6,810) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
187 km (116 mi) S of Buala (pop: 2,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
271 km (168 mi) WNW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
352 km (219 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 29.1°C (84 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.410 km25 Km SW of Malango, Solomon IslandsUSGS
5.410 kmSolomon Islands: Near Port MoresbyRENASS
5.312 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
5.410 kmSolomon IslandsRaspberryShake
5.520 kmSOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
5.317 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu
5.410 kmSolomon IslandsIRIS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Honiara, Solomon Islands (HNR/IU network) | Distance from quake: 63 km / 39 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Honiara, Solomon Islands: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (5)

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Honiara / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s : Light shaking. It took around 20-30 seconds. We just stay alert for any more quiks. Thanks???????? | 6 users found this interesting.  
Honiara (63.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 30-60 s : Light shaking  
Airport Motel, Henderson, Solomon Islands / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Honiara
Honiara / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Oct 3, 1931 19:13
91 years ago
7.9

15 km
224km / 139mi115 km SW of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 30, 1939 02:55
84 years ago
7.8

15 km
31km / 19mi22 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 8, 2016 17:38
6 years ago
7.7

38 km
217km / 135miSolomon Sea, 70 km W of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsMore
Oct 10, 1931 00:19
91 years ago
7.7

15 km
184km / 115mi121 km SE of Auki, Malaita Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Aug 10, 1988 04:38
34 years ago
7.6

34 km
153km / 95mi142 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Feb 7, 1984 21:33
39 years ago
7.6

18 km
105km / 65mi61 km SE of Guadalcanal Island, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 15, 1935 07:07
87 years ago
7.6

35 km
217km / 135mi54 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 25, 1926 00:36
97 years ago
7.6

15 km
37km / 23mi62 km SW of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 21, 1977 04:24
46 years ago
7.5

33 km
132km / 82mi78 km SE of Guadalcanal Island, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 20, 1977 23:49
46 years ago
7.5

33 km
141km / 88miTavanipupu Island, 120 km S of Auki, Malaita Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 20, 1977 23:42
46 years ago
7.5

19 km
90km / 56mi42 km SE of Guadalcanal Island, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 20, 2003 08:43
20 years ago
7.3

33 km
154km / 96mi145 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Aug 18, 1968 18:38
54 years ago
7.3

543 km
58km / 36mi59 km S of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 12, 1926 08:32
97 years ago
7.3

15 km
237km / 147mi33 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Oct 14, 1991 15:58
31 years ago
7.2

23 km
145km / 90mi34 km W of Mborokua Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 3, 2010 22:36
13 years ago
7.1

10 km
266km / 165miSolomon IslandsMore
Jan 3, 2010 22:36
13 years ago
7.1

10 km
266km / 165miSolomon IslandsMore
Oct 23, 1979 09:51
43 years ago
7.1

22 km
211km / 131mi72 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jun 15, 1966 00:59
56 years ago
7.1

45 km
170km / 106miSolomon IslandsMore
Sep 16, 1926 17:59
96 years ago
7.1

15 km
37km / 23mi36 km NW of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 22, 2022 02:03
6 days ago
7.0

14 km
6km / 4miSolomon Sea, 58 km SW of Honiara, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 5, 1969 13:26
54 years ago
7.0

60 km
218km / 136mi24 km SW of Naghona Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Feb 3, 1939 05:26
84 years ago
7.0

15 km
50km / 31mi21 km NW of Nughu Kiki Tiaro Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Mar 24, 1934 12:04
89 years ago
7.0

15 km
145km / 90mi130 km E of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Oct 3, 1931 22:47
91 years ago
7.0

15 km
240km / 149mi77 km SW of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Mar 27, 1926 10:48
97 years ago
7.0

15 km
249km / 155mi26 km SW of Tetepare Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 11, 2010 09:40
13 years ago
6.9

21 km
209km / 130miSolomon IslandsMore
Aug 2, 1996 12:55
26 years ago
6.9

33 km
234km / 145mi63 km SW of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Feb 9, 1991 16:18
32 years ago
6.9

10 km
45km / 28mi69 km SW of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 9, 2016 19:10
6 years ago
6.8

10 km
200km / 124miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 18, 2015 18:31
7 years ago
6.8

10 km
158km / 98miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 23, 2011 04:16
12 years ago
6.8

79 km
192km / 120miSolomon IslandsMore
Jan 5, 2010 12:15
13 years ago
6.8

15 km
235km / 146miSolomon IslandsMore
Jan 5, 2010 12:15
13 years ago
6.8

15 km
235km / 146miSolomon IslandsMore
Dec 23, 2001 22:52
21 years ago
6.8

16 km
24km / 15miNughu Kiki Tiaro, 22 km NW of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jun 15, 1966 01:32
56 years ago
6.8

45 km
179km / 111miSolomon IslandsMore
May 20, 1936 03:05
87 years ago
6.8

15 km
28km / 18mi3.2 km NE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Sep 9, 2018 19:31
4 years ago
6.7

10 km
206km / 128miSouth Pacific Ocean, 79 km NW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 10, 2015 04:12
7 years ago
6.7

10 km
153km / 95miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Jun 26, 2010 05:30
12 years ago
6.7

35 km
228km / 141mi55 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Sep 27, 1985 03:39
37 years ago
6.7

32 km
35km / 22mi21 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 20, 1977 23:13
46 years ago
6.7

33 km
87km / 54mi35 km SE of Guadalcanal Island, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 29, 1970 02:26
52 years ago
6.7

30 km
215km / 134mi58 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 19, 1968 06:04
55 years ago
6.7

28 km
128km / 80miSolomon IslandsMore
Aug 24, 1959 21:30
63 years ago
6.7

35 km
241km / 150mi45 km SW of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Sep 15, 1937 12:27
85 years ago
6.7

35 km
220km / 137mi57 km NW of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 20, 1931 14:16
91 years ago
6.7

15 km
237km / 147mi36 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 19, 2017 23:04
6 years ago
6.6

10 km
193km / 120miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Aug 10, 2015 04:12
7 years ago
6.6

10 km
184km / 114miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 3, 2010 21:48
13 years ago
6.6

10 km
256km / 159miTetepare Island, 99 km SE of Gizo, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 3, 2010 21:48
13 years ago
6.6

10 km
256km / 159miTetepare Island, 99 km SE of Gizo, Solomon IslandsMore
Aug 10, 1988 06:38
34 years ago
6.6

40 km
151km / 94mi137 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 8, 2016 21:56
6 years ago
6.5

17 km
224km / 139miSolomon Sea, 75 km SW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsMore
Aug 12, 2015 18:49
7 years ago
6.5

13 km
200km / 124miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 25, 2012 11:20
10 years ago
6.5

23 km
25km / 15mi3.2 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Aug 16, 2007 08:39
15 years ago
6.5

15 km
7km / 5mi32 km SW of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Feb 14, 1989 06:20
34 years ago
6.5

32 km
213km / 132mi60 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Oct 15, 2021 02:45
1 year 6 weeks ago
6.4

44 km
157km / 97miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 20, 2016 04:21
6 years ago
6.4

32 km
188km / 117miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Feb 14, 2012 08:19
11 years ago
6.4

51 km
183km / 114miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 22, 2005 20:30
18 years ago
6.4

29 km
234km / 145mi48 km N of Buala, Isabel Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 8, 2000 01:19
23 years ago
6.4

33 km
31km / 19mi16 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Oct 14, 1991 16:16
31 years ago
6.4

31 km
132km / 82miMborokua, 141 km NW of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Feb 9, 1991 16:30
32 years ago
6.4

10 km
39km / 24mi62 km W of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 10, 1990 03:17
32 years ago
6.4

66 km
183km / 114mi88 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Feb 8, 1984 00:39
39 years ago
6.4

27 km
81km / 50mi31 km SE of Guadalcanal Island, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 24, 1983 09:08
40 years ago
6.4

12 km
230km / 143mi20 km SE of Tetepare Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Mar 7, 2011 00:09
12 years ago
6.3

22 km
147km / 91miSolomon IslandsMore
Sep 24, 2002 23:01
20 years ago
6.3

19 km
205km / 127mi81 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Sep 24, 2002 22:54
20 years ago
6.3

10 km
191km / 119mi89 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 9, 2001 17:38
22 years ago
6.3

68 km
194km / 121mi77 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 25, 1988 10:10
35 years ago
6.3

44 km
267km / 166mi29 km SW of Bitters Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 22, 1986 12:26
37 years ago
6.3

95 km
167km / 104mi152 km E of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Feb 23, 1985 13:41
38 years ago
6.3

85 km
181km / 112mi90 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jun 9, 1973 08:21
50 years ago
6.3

70 km
207km / 129mi64 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 27, 2020 05:02
3 years ago
6.2

10 km
166km / 103miSolomon Sea, 150 km E of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 10, 2017 15:27
6 years ago
6.2

64 km
163km / 101miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 9, 2010 05:51
13 years ago
6.2

12 km
223km / 139miSolomon IslandsMore
Jan 9, 2010 05:51
13 years ago
6.2

12 km
223km / 139miSolomon IslandsMore
Jun 3, 2008 16:20
14 years ago
6.2

84 km
205km / 127miSolomon IslandsMore
Apr 2, 2007 23:20
16 years ago
6.2

18 km
271km / 169miBlanche Island, 83 km SE of Gizo, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 2, 2007 12:02
16 years ago
6.2

14 km
244km / 152miTetepare Island, 109 km SE of Gizo, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 25, 1998 18:05
24 years ago
6.2

48 km
241km / 150miRhodes Island, 111 km W of Buala, Isabel Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 26, 1993 23:20
29 years ago
6.2

17 km
154km / 96mi172 km W of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 29, 1978 04:21
45 years ago
6.2

46 km
101km / 63mi46 km SE of Guadalcanal Island, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jun 5, 1976 08:20
47 years ago
6.2

61 km
165km / 102mi148 km E of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jun 25, 1970 05:13
52 years ago
6.2

45 km
236km / 147mi28 km SE of Rhodes Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Jun 10, 2016 04:17
6 years ago
6.1

10 km
167km / 104miSolomon Sea, 28 km NW of Auki, Malaita Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Sep 24, 2015 15:56
7 years ago
6.1

41 km
115km / 72miSolomon Sea, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 21, 2008 07:05
14 years ago
6.1

118 km
98km / 61mi68 km W of Tulagi, Florida Islands, Central Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 8, 1999 13:34
23 years ago
6.1

33 km
47km / 29mi32 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Oct 6, 1997 20:52
25 years ago
6.1

33 km
109km / 68mi121 km W of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 14, 1994 07:28
28 years ago
6.1

16 km
37km / 23mi39 km NW of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Oct 14, 1991 16:55
31 years ago
6.1

19 km
157km / 97mi30 km S of Mbulo Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Oct 18, 1989 11:40
33 years ago
6.1

45 km
172km / 107mi100 km W of Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 15, 1989 23:34
34 years ago
6.1

24 km
3km / 2mi24 km SW of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 6, 1979 11:38
43 years ago
6.1

30 km
50km / 31mi59 km W of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 21, 1977 00:02
46 years ago
6.1

33 km
68km / 42miGuadalcanal Island, 46 km E of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 22, 2022 02:37
6 days ago
6.0

10 km
9km / 6miSolomon Sea, 72 km SW of Honiara, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 22, 2022 02:07
6 days ago
6.0

10 km
38km / 24mi29 km SW of Honiara, Solomon IslandsMore
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