Mag. 4.4 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Tuesday, 9 February 2016 at 21:11 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 35 km depth
9 Feb 23:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 43 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.04°S / 163.6°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
195 km (121 mi) ESE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
243 km (151 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
406 km (252 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
435 km (270 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
438 km (272 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
450 km (280 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
545 km (339 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
630 km (391 mi) NW 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||35 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.4||35 km||- 194km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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