Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 133km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Thursday, May 28, 2015 22:41:58
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 36 km depth
28 May 12:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 28 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, May 28, 2015 22:41:58
Depth: 35.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.659°S / 162.0192°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (84 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
333 km (207 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
335 km (208 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
350 km (218 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
353 km (219 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
425 km (264 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
473 km (294 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
702 km (436 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||36 km||133km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.7||30 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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