Archive for February 1, 2013

Very strong M 6.7 earthquake hit Santa Cruz Islands

Very strong and shallow earthquake, with preliminary magnitude registered as 6.7 (USGS) hit Santa Cruz Islands on February 01, 2013 at 22:16:35 UTC. The epicenter was located 45 km SW Lata, Solomon Islands and 375 km (233 miles) E (101°) from Kira Kira, at

Tropical Cyclone Felleng moves southward, away from Madagascar

According to latest report by Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), Tropical Cyclone Felleng (13S) was located 275 nm west of La Reunion and continued to track southward along the western periphery of a north-south oriented subtropical steering ridge, at speed of 6

Strong earthquake magnitude 6.0 struck Santa Cruz Islands

Another strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0 (USGS) hit Santa Cruz Islands on February 01, 2013 at 05:36:41 UTC, at depth of 9.4 km (5.8 miles). USGS registered M 6.2 at first, but the magnitude was revised later to M 6.0. Epicenter of the earthquake was located 59