Mag. 4.4 earthquake - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Thursday, 21 May 2015 at 04:39 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 May 05:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.96°S / 164.09°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
188 km (117 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
244 km (151 mi) ESE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
445 km (276 mi) ESE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
478 km (297 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
497 km (309 mi) NW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170)
557 km (346 mi) NW of Port-Olry (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,950)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||10 km||SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.4||10 km||193km W of Lata, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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