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The epicentre of the earthquake was located at a depth of 76 kilometres (47 miles), 96 kilometres (57 miles) southeast of Lata, about 475 km (295 miles) north of the island of Santo in the Solomon Islands, according to the United States Geological Survey.
The powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake was registered near the Solomon Islands on 20 August, the US Geological Survey said.
There have been no immediate reports about casualties or damage caused by the quake. No tsunami warning has been issued.
The Solomon Islands are located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffer from powerful earthquakes.
The Ring of Fire quake zone is a strip of volcanoes and tectonic faults in the Pacific basin and has one of the highest levels of volcanic and seismic activity in the world.
M 5.9 - 89km ESE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna
HONG KONG, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude jolted 63 km SW of Sola, Vanuatu on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The epicenter, with a depth of 114.65 km, was initially determined to be at 14.3198 degrees south latitude and 167.1749 degrees east longitude.
Came across some defense footage of this 1964 earthquake/tsunami that I don't recall seeing; it is horrendous, sucking the ocean dry and than rolling back. Good god...On March 27, 1964 Alaska was earthquake hit by the 9.2-magnitude earthquake, which one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded.
BEIJING, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 jolted 130km south of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands at 2355 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The epicenter, with a depth of 24.5 km, was initially determined to be at 60.2088 degrees south latitude and 26.5327 degrees west longitude.
A moderate earthquake of magnitude (6.0) Richter Scale with its epicenter inside Myanmar (about (14)miles northwest of Shwebo), latitude 22.73°N, longitude 95.56°E, depth (10) kilometers, about (33)miles south of Kanbalu seismological observatory was recorded at (21)hr (39)min (22)sec M.S.T on 31st August, 2019.
M 5.5 - Southern East Pacific Rise5.0 magnitude earthquake rattled Southeast Alaska, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center.
The epicenter of the earthquake was 43 miles west of Klukwan, a village of around 100 people. The earthquake had a depth of less than a mile.
No tsunami warning has been issued so far.
According to social media accounts, the earthquake was felt in Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon.
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NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 jolted Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 22:45:48 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The epicenter, with a depth of 10 km, was initially determined to be at 23.752 degrees north latitude and 45.2143 degrees west longitude.