Mag. 4.7 earthquake - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Friday, 15 May 2015 at 06:35 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Friday, 15 May 2015 at 06:35 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 May 08:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 35 minutes.
Date & time: 15 May 2015 06:35:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.81°S / 164.45°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km (92 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
279 km (174 mi) E of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
470 km (292 mi) ESE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
479 km (298 mi) NW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170)
508 km (316 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
533 km (331 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
601 km (373 mi) NNW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
610 km (379 mi) ESE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.710 km151km W of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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