Mag. 4.7 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Friday, 9 December 2016 at 20:44 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 1 day 3 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Friday, 9 December 2016 at 20:44 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 38 km depth

9 Dec 21:40 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 55 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Dec 2016 08:44:45 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.91°S / 161.38°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) SW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
227 km (141 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
227 km (141 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
242 km (150 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
250 km (155 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
365 km (227 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
588 km (365 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
824 km (512 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.738 km- 77km SW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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