Mag. 4.9 earthquake - - 141km W of Lata, Solomon Islands, on 2016-02-03 22:54:30 +11:00

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - - 141km W of Lata, Solomon Islands, on 2016-02-03 22:54:30 +11:00

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Feb 12:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 28 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Feb 2016 11:54:30 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2016-02-03 22:54:30 +11:00
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.8178°S / 164.5447°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
290 km (180 mi) E of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
472 km (293 mi) NW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170)
479 km (298 mi) ESE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
518 km (322 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
544 km (338 mi) NNW of Port-Olry (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,950)
595 km (370 mi) NNW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
619 km (385 mi) ESE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.910 km- 141km W of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.910 km SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 5.0 kmSanta Cruz Islands RegionGeoAu
M 4.810 kmSanta Cruz Islands RegionGFZ

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