Mag. 4.5 earthquake - - 62km NW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2016-01-14 11:24:03 +11:00

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - - 62km NW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2016-01-14 11:24:03 +11:00

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 94 km depth

14 Jan 01:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Jan 2016 12:24:03 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-14 11:24:03 +11:00
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 93.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.0762°S / 161.4971°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) NW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
170 km (106 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
183 km (114 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
184 km (114 mi) ESE of Vara
200 km (124 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
300 km (186 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
556 km (346 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
781 km (485 mi) ESE of Arawa (Province of Laguna, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.594 km- 62km NW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.594 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC

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