Massive 8.3 Magnitude Quake strikes Solomon Islands – April 12 2014


After floodings at the beginning of the month, the Solomon Islands have just been struck by a massive M8.3 quake about 102km SSE of Kirakira on 2014-04-12 at 20:14:37 UTC, as reported by USGS.

Solomon Islands earthquake, Solomon Islands earthquake and tsunami, Solomon Islands earthquake in April 2014
Solomon Islands earthquake in April 2014

This quake follows a swarm of 11 earthquakes between M4.3 and M5.3 that hit S or  SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea a few hours earlier.

There is something going on there! Hopefully is everybody safe!

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