Mag. 4.4 earthquake - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Friday, 4 September 2015 at 22:43 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 46 km depth
4 Sep 23:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.54°S / 164.2°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
176 km (109 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
249 km (155 mi) E of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
432 km (268 mi) ESE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
472 km (293 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
500 km (311 mi) E of Malango (pop: 10,500)
520 km (323 mi) NW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170)
572 km (355 mi) ESE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
640 km (398 mi) NNW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.4||46 km||SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.4||46 km||- 179km W of Lata, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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