Mag. 4.9 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Friday, 9 December 2016 at 19:34 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 1 day 2 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Friday, 9 December 2016 at 19:34 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 41 km depth

9 Dec 20:40 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Dec 2016 07:34:57 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.97°S / 161.09°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (67 mi) WSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
207 km (128 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
212 km (131 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
232 km (144 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
249 km (155 mi) S of Auki (pop: 6,810)
355 km (220 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
565 km (351 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
804 km (500 mi) SE of Arawa (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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M 4.941 km- 106km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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