Mag. 4.6 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 07:35 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 1 day 14 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 07:35 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

10 Dec 09:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 53 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Dec 2016 07:35:20 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.9°S / 160.77°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
177 km (110 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
186 km (116 mi) SSE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
211 km (131 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
237 km (147 mi) S of Auki (pop: 6,810)
333 km (207 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
531 km (330 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
773 km (480 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.610 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 4.633 km- 133km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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