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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 28km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands on Friday, 4 April 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 28km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands on Friday, 4 April 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 28km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands on Friday, 4 April 2014
Date & time: Friday, 4 April 2014 11:40 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, April 04, 2014 22:40:32
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 63.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.5303°S / 161.6719°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (250 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 4 Apr 2014
Fri, 4 Apr 11:40 UTCM 5.8 / 72 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
Fri, 4 Apr 11:40 UTCM 6.0 / 73 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Fri, 4 Apr 11:40 UTCM 5.8 / 54 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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