Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 00:23 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 1 day 7 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 00:23 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 57 km depth

10 Dec 01:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 44 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Dec 2016 12:23:45 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.37°S / 161.42°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) W of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
192 km (119 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
195 km (121 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
198 km (123 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
201 km (125 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
319 km (198 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
480 km (298 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.757 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 4.757 km- 55km W of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 00:23 (GMT)
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