Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 68km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, May 22, 2015 18:28:48

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 68km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, May 22, 2015 18:28:48

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 83 km depth

22 May 08:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 41 minutes.
Date & time: 22 May 2015 07:28:48 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Friday, May 22, 2015 18:28:48
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 82.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.3679°S / 161.2985°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) W of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
181 km (112 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
189 km (117 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
189 km (117 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
190 km (118 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
310 km (193 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
550 km (342 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
781 km (485 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.683 km68km W of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.683 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC

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