Mag. 4.7 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 00:45 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 58 km depth
10 Dec 01:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.81°S / 161.27°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (51 mi) WSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
210 km (131 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
211 km (131 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
226 km (140 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
236 km (146 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
349 km (217 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
572 km (355 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
808 km (502 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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.7||58 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.7||58 km||- 81km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 5.0||35 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
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