Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 161km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 11 November 2015
11 Nov 21:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-11-12 07:53:08 +11:00
Depth: 31.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.0732°S / 157.9332°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
161 km (100 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2015-11-12 07:53:08 +11:00 (11 Nov 20:53:08 UTC)||M 4.9 / 31.5 km||- 161km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|Wed, 11 Nov 20:53 UTC||M 4.9 / 32 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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