Mag. 4.7 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Saturday, 23 May 2015 at 06:07 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 May 09:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.23°S / 162.75°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km (78 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
337 km (210 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
354 km (220 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
370 km (230 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
373 km (232 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
487 km (303 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
675 km (419 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
735 km (457 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
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 4.7||10 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.7||10 km||124km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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