Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 6.8 on date 22-05-2015 and time 21:45:17 (UTC) in region Solomon Is. [Sea]

A magnitude Mwp 6.8 earthquake occured in region: Solomon Is. [Sea], on

  • 22-05-2015 21:45:17 (UTC)
  • 22-05-2015 23:45:17 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 23-05-2015 08:45:17 (UTC +11:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Guadalcanal)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -11.0600, 163.5570 at 1 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

No Italian municipalities within 100 km from the epicenter with at least 50000 inhabitants.

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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev100
mb 5.9
Mwp 6.8

Mwpd 7.0
2015-05-22
21:45:17
-11.0602 163.557 1 2015-05-22
22:06:13
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 19287621
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2015-05-22 21:45:17
Latitude -11.0602
Longitude 163.5570
Depth (km) 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 19287621

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 18596
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 13584
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 83
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 15020.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 46.5726
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 71
Number of defining phases 71
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.76917
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 9.51593
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 84.21829
Number of stations at which the event was observed 63
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 63
Magnitudes information

Mwpd:7.0

Field Value
Value 7.0
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 49
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 19287621
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.8
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-05-22 22:06:14

Mwp:6.8

Field Value
Value 6.8
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 53
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 19287621
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.8
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-05-22 22:06:14

mb:5.9

Field Value
Value 5.9
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 57
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 19287621
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.8
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-05-22 22:06:14
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IU.COLA.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:57:46.37 10.0 positive automatic P 19 84.1417 -2.5549 0.105744
GE.HALK.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:57:50.45 10.0 negative automatic P 277 84.2183 1.14853 0
IU.BILL.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:57:21.27 10.0 positive automatic P 1 79.1493 -1.29591 0.170816
IU.ULN.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:57:11.87 10.0 negative automatic P 325 77.2226 -0.234627 0.201866
IU.YAK.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:57:15.77 10.0 positive automatic P 344 77.7153 1.16577 0.179832
IN.PBA.HHZ. 2015-05-22T21:56:58.21 10.0 positive automatic P 286 73.9073 4.96195 0
IU.MA2.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:56:37.47 10.0 positive automatic P 353 71.3795 -0.35705 0.258521
IU.CHTO.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:56:31.62 10.0 negative automatic P 295 70.3380 0.109588 0.264184
IU.SBA.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:56:11.77 10.0 negative automatic P 179 66.8062 2.38907 0.308737
GE.GSI.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:56:08.87 10.0 positive automatic P 276 66.7311 -0.0398652 0.306134
IU.CASY.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:56:02.52 10.0 positive automatic P 201 65.5965 0.917195 0.156429
MY.KUM.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:55:55.22 10.0 negative automatic P 281 64.6962 -0.551589 0.274927
IU.YSS.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:55:32.65 10.0 negative automatic P 344 60.9195 2.03744 0.355954
JP.JEW.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:55:09.30 10.0 positive automatic P 341 57.5698 1.87521 0
AU.XMI.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:55:01.72 10.0 negative automatic P 265 56.7594 0.0197975 0.211871
JP.JTM.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:57.20 10.0 positive automatic P 340 55.8585 1.9511 0.461775
JP.JSD.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:47.80 10.0 positive automatic P 336 54.5049 2.32343 0.482277
MY.KSM.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:43.12 10.0 negative automatic P 280 54.3991 -1.57993 0.320116
JP.JNU.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:41.40 10.0 negative automatic P 326 54.0549 -0.86914 0.389541
JP.YOJ.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:39.25 10.0 positive automatic P 312 53.1746 3.52703 0.237615
JP.JMM.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:39.15 10.0 negative automatic P 338 53.3690 1.98353 0.488464
JP.JWT.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:36.55 10.0 negative automatic P 331 53.4502 -1.22679 0.466044
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:54:35.97 10.0 positive automatic P 335 53.2503 -0.377881 0.501676
JP.JSU.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:34.35 10.0 negative automatic P 324 53.0821 -0.75188 0.417023
MY.SBM.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:33.17 10.0 positive automatic P 282 52.8206 0.0209501 0.496854
JP.JGF.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:33.90 10.0 positive automatic P 333 52.8212 0.687507 0.397475
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:33.05 10.0 negative automatic P 329 52.9424 -1.04883 0.239333
G.INU.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:54:31.06 10.0 negative automatic P 333 52.7536 -1.57325 0.240735
JP.JOW.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:22.95 10.0 positive automatic P 319 51.0768 2.81009 0.461123
IU.POHA.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:54:19.97 10.0 positive automatic P 53 50.7120 2.27119 0.542095
JP.JHJ2.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:10.25 10.0 positive automatic P 334 49.6345 1.05605 0.559727
MY.KKM.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:10.72 10.0 negative automatic P 288 50.1215 -2.3126 0.260704
AU.GIRL.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:54:02.02 10.0 negative automatic P 249 48.3742 2.48353 0.381228
GE.JAGI.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:53:59.32 10.0 negative automatic P 268 48.7047 -2.7718 0.575169
MY.LDM.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:53:55.57 10.0 negative automatic P 288 47.6899 1.32106 0.578799
AU.MORW.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:53:55.22 10.0 negative automatic P 241 47.7340 0.607296 0.565223
IU.NWAO.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:53:54.82 10.0 negative automatic P 235 47.6820 0.598095 0.279923
IU.MBWA.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:53:17.22 10.0 positive automatic P 251 43.1487 -1.02436 0.671815
GE.LUWI.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:53:06.47 10.0 negative automatic P 281 41.7133 -0.0572919 0.698003
GE.MMRI.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:52:57.77 10.0 negative automatic P 270 40.7506 -0.860994 0.699578
GE.SOEI.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:52:40.32 10.0 negative automatic P 268 38.6370 -0.859517 0.411392
AU.FORT.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:52:39.10 10.0 negative automatic P 234 38.3109 0.806737 0.744757
AU.FITZ.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:52:27.49 10.0 negative automatic P 255 37.2938 -2.18592 0.800394
AU.WRKA.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:52:18.35 10.0 negative automatic P 242 36.1703 -1.84551 0.832886
AU.MTN.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:51:41.72 10.0 negative automatic P 263 31.7501 0.00810418 0.863456
AU.HTT.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:51:41.40 10.0 negative automatic P 221 31.7661 -0.55673 0.893242
AU.TOO.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:51:37.45 10.0 negative automatic P 208 31.0733 1.6179 0.877138
AU.KDU.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:51:28.17 10.0 negative automatic P 264 30.4441 -2.00838 0.965928
II.WRAB.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:51:19.17 10.0 positive automatic P 249 29.4460 -2.23001 0.909091
G.CAN.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:51:07.85 10.0 positive automatic P 206 27.6264 2.5979 0.97561
AU.RIV.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:50:46.97 10.0 negative automatic P 205 25.4362 1.60905 0.43956
IU.AFI.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:50:31.52 10.0 positive automatic P 99 24.2376 -3.05066 0.43956
AU.QLP.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:50:30.60 10.0 negative automatic P 227 23.9213 -1.00251 0.701754
AU.ARMA.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:50:15.70 10.0 positive automatic P 208 22.3017 0.597441 0.941176
II.KWAJ.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:49:52.92 10.0 negative automatic P 12 20.2668 -0.0585935 0.769231
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:49:40.17 10.0 positive automatic P 239 18.9318 1.72195 0.869565
GE.PMG.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:49:06.32 10.0 negative automatic P 274 16.2234 1.06693 0.43956
II.MSVF.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:48:55.82 10.0 positive automatic P 117 15.5388 -0.677891 0.43956
IU.TARA.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:48:51.55 10.0 negative automatic P 37 15.5194 -4.56443 0.43956
AU.RABL.BHZ. 2015-05-22T21:48:24.27 10.0 positive automatic P 300 13.2107 -0.590325 0
G.DZM.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:47:59.00 10.0 positive automatic P 166 11.3519 -0.551301 0.952381
ND.MARNC.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:47:56.64 10.0 positive automatic P 158 11.2675 -1.61124 0.909091
ND.KOUNC.BHZ.00 2015-05-22T21:47:35.14 10.0 positive automatic P 176 9.5159 0.877946 0.930233
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