7.4 magnitude earthquake 112 km from Kirakira, Makira, Solomon Islands

2014-04-13 12:36:19 UTC

UTC time: Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:36 PM
Your time: 2014-04-13T12:36:19Z
Magnitude Type: mww
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

7.4 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-13 12:36:19 UTC at 12:36
April 13, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.463, 162.051
112.2 km from Kirakira (69.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 39 km

Aftershocks:
B

5.3 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-13 12:45:10 UTC at 12:45
April 13, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.091, 162.194
76.2 km from Kirakira (47.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 10 km

C

5.7 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-13 12:46:39 UTC at 12:46
April 13, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.472, 162.391
123.2 km from Kirakira (76.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 10 km

D

4.7 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-13 12:50:26 UTC at 12:50
April 13, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.609, 162.356
136.2 km from Kirakira (84.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 10 km

E

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-13 12:52:09 UTC at 12:52
April 13, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.513, 162.446
130.2 km from Kirakira (81.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 10 km

F

4.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-13 12:56:23 UTC at 12:56
April 13, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.573, 162.513
139.2 km from Kirakira (86.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

G

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-13 13:02:20 UTC at 13:02
April 13, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.531, 162.147
121.2 km from Kirakira (75.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 10 km

H

5.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-13 13:12:17 UTC at 13:12
April 13, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.21, 161.928
83.2 km from Kirakira (51.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 10 km

I

6.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-13 13:24:59 UTC at 13:24
April 13, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.128, 162.052
75.2 km from Kirakira (47.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 10 km

J

4.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-13 13:34:00 UTC at 13:34
April 13, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.127, 162.245
82.2 km from Kirakira (51.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 10 km


Tsunami advisory issued by www.tsunami.gov

000 WEAK53 PAAQ 131247 TIBAK1 PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 547 AM PDT SUN APR 13 2014 ...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA... EVALUATION ---------- * THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER FOR THE AREAS LISTED ABOVE. * THIS EVALUATION IS BASED ON EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION AND HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS. * AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH PARAMETERS LISTED BELOW. PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS --------------------------------- * MAGNITUDE 7.7 * ORIGIN TIME 0436 AKDT APR 13 2014 0536 PDT APR 13 2014 1236 UTC APR 13 2014 * COORDINATES 11.5 SOUTH 162.1 EAST * DEPTH 12 MILES * LOCATION SOLOMON ISLANDS NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -------------------------------------- * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGE FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. * REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. * PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA... OREGON... WASHINGTON... BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.
000 WEPA40 PHEB 131246 TSUPAC TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001 PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 1246Z 13 APR 2014 THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA... WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA. ... A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT ... A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR SOLOMON ISLANDS / VANUATU / PAPUA NEW GUINEA FOR ALL OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS BULLETIN... IT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY AT THIS TIME. THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 1236Z 13 APR 2014 COORDINATES - 11.5 SOUTH 162.1 EAST DEPTH - 20 KM LOCATION - SOLOMON ISLANDS MAGNITUDE - 7.7 EVALUATION IT IS NOT KNOWN THAT A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED. THIS WARNING IS BASED ONLY ON THE EARTHQUAKE EVALUATION. AN EARTHQUAKE OF THIS SIZE HAS THE POTENTIAL TO GENERATE A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI THAT CAN STRIKE COASTLINES IN THE REGION NEAR THE EPICENTER WITHIN MINUTES TO HOURS. AUTHORITIES IN THE REGION SHOULD TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION IN RESPONSE TO THIS POSSIBILITY. THIS CENTER WILL MONITOR SEA LEVEL GAUGES NEAREST THE REGION AND REPORT IF ANY TSUNAMI WAVE ACTIVITY IS OBSERVED. THE WARNING WILL NOT EXPAND TO OTHER AREAS OF THE PACIFIC UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED TO WARRANT SUCH AN EXPANSION. ESTIMATED INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE ARRIVAL TIMES AT FORECAST POINTS WITHIN THE WARNING AND WATCH AREAS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN SUCCESSIVE WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR. LOCATION FORECAST POINT COORDINATES ARRIVAL TIME -------------------------------- ------------ ------------ SOLOMON ISLANDS KIRAKIRA 10.4S 161.9E 1258Z 13 APR SANTA_CRUZ_ISLA 10.9S 165.9E 1314Z 13 APR AUKI 8.8S 160.6E 1318Z 13 APR HONIARA 9.3S 160.0E 1324Z 13 APR MUNDA 8.4S 157.2E 1336Z 13 APR GHATERE 7.8S 159.2E 1341Z 13 APR FALAMAE 7.4S 155.6E 1355Z 13 APR PANGGOE 6.9S 157.2E 1359Z 13 APR VANUATU ESPERITU_SANTO 15.1S 167.3E 1341Z 13 APR PAPUA NEW GUINE WOODLARK_ISLAND 9.0S 152.9E 1408Z 13 APR AMUN 6.0S 154.7E 1409Z 13 APR KIETA 6.1S 155.6E 1418Z 13 APR BULLETINS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT. THE TSUNAMI WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THE JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY MAY ALSO ISSUE TSUNAMI MESSAGES FOR THIS EVENT TO COUNTRIES IN THE NORTHWEST PACIFIC AND SOUTH CHINA SEA REGION. IN CASE OF CONFLICTING INFORMATION... THE MORE CONSERVATIVE INFORMATION SHOULD BE USED FOR SAFETY. THE U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON...CALIFORNIA.
000 WEHW42 PHEB 131246 TIBHWX HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-131446- TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 246 AM HST SUN APR 13 2014 TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION IS REQUIRED AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER... THE TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII IS STILL BEING EVALUATED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 0236 AM HST 13 APR 2014 COORDINATES - 11.5 SOUTH 162.1 EAST LOCATION - SOLOMON ISLANDS MAGNITUDE - 7.7 MOMENT EVALUATION THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER HAS ISSUED A NON-EXPANDING REGIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING FOR A PART OF THE PACIFIC NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE. BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA THERE IS NO DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. HOWEVER... SOME COASTAL AREAS IN HAWAII COULD EXPERIENCE SMALL NON-DESTRUCTIVE SEA LEVEL CHANGES AND STRONG OR UNUSUAL CURRENTS LASTING UP TO SEVERAL HOURS. THE ESTIMATED TIME SUCH EFFECTS MIGHT BEGIN IS 0946 AM HST SUN 13 APR 2014 FURTHER STATEMENTS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS WARRANT UNTIL THE THREAT TO HAWAII HAS PASSED.