Mag. 4.7 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 at 16:39 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 27 km depth
23 Jun 19:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.88°S / 163.72°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
202 km (126 mi) ESE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
228 km (141 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
406 km (252 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
438 km (272 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
457 km (284 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
545 km (339 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
637 km (396 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
815 km (507 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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.7||27 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.8||36 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
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