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.
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.
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.
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