Mw 6.4 Solomon Islands
updated 15 October 2021

On 15 October 2021 a strong earthquake occurred at the Solomon Islands at a depth of 20 km. The seismic event occurred at 02:44:58 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 6.4.

A day earlier the Sun-Mercury-Uranus alignment occurred, which was followed by a lunar peak reaching index 11. Because of this geometry some strong seismic activity, low to mid 6, was anticipated, starting on the 15th. See also the Telegram post below.

Sun-Mercury-Uranus        2021-10-14,  7:32:23   42°14'18"
Sun-Venus-Jupiter         2021-10-15, 20:19:07  332°00'00"

Earth-Moon-Saturn         2021-10-14,  8:12:45  306°35'17"
Earth-Moon-Jupiter        2021-10-15, 11:47:10  322°02'30"
SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry

atmospheric electricity
atmospheric electricity before and during the earthquake