Mag. 4.8 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Thursday, 4 June 2015 at 06:06 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 17 km depth
4 Jun 08:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 3 minutes.
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.55°S / 163.77°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
203 km (126 mi) E of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
222 km (138 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
391 km (243 mi) ESE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
428 km (266 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
454 km (282 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
531 km (330 mi) ESE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
664 km (412 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
808 km (502 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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