Mag. 4.9 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 at 12:32 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 at 12:32 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 46 km depth

10 Feb 12:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 47.0 to 40.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 47.0 km.
Feb 10 16:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 47.0 to 46.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Feb 2016 12:32:22 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.25°S / 160.85°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) W of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
134 km (83 mi) SE of Vara
139 km (86 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
149 km (92 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
166 km (103 mi) S of Auki (pop: 6,810)
272 km (169 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
501 km (311 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
734 km (456 mi) SE of Arawa (Province of Laguna, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.946 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 4.847 km- 123km W of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.836 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ

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