Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 163km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands on Friday, 10 July 2015
10 Jul 05:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 49 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-07-10 15:21:16 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.2476°S / 158.1639°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
193 km (120 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
197 km (122 mi) W of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
199 km (124 mi) SW of Buala (pop: 2,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2015-07-10 15:21:16 +11:00 (10 Jul 04:21:16 UTC)||M 5.3 / 10 km||- 163km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|Fri, 10 Jul 04:21 UTC||M 5.3 / 10 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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