Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 184km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Saturday, May 23, 2015 15:15:53
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 May 05:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 54 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 23, 2015 15:15:53
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.1312°S / 163.463°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
185 km (115 mi) ESE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
259 km (161 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
401 km (249 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
427 km (265 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
428 km (266 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
440 km (273 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
539 km (335 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
631 km (392 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.7||10 km||184km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.7||10 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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