Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Coral Sea, Solomon Islands, on Saturday, 18 July 2015 at 15:41 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
18 Jul 17:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 28 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Jul 2015 15:41:45 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.43°S / 164.83°E (Coral Sea, Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) E of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) NW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.8||10 km||SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|4.8||10 km||- 114km WNW of Lata, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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