Strong 7.3 earthquake in the Solomon Islands

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A very strong 7.3-magnitude earthquake occurred today (11/22) in the sea area a short distance from the Solomon Islands, the US Geological Survey (USGS) and EMSC, the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Institute, announced. In fact, as the second announced, a second followed earthquake shortly after, 6 on the Richter scale.

According to the institute’s initial assessment, the earthquake occurred at a shallow focal depth of 10 kilometers.

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A tsunami warning has been issued.

According to the US Tsunami Early Warning System, there is a risk of seismic sea waves hitting areas up to 300 kilometers from the epicenter.

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It is noted that the earthquake data from the Geodynamic Institute of Athens or from the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Institute are solutions derived from the automatic computer system, without the participation of a seismologist. They are constantly updated with the arrival of new data.

The Newsbeast monitors all developments and will inform you of all the latest.

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