Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 9 December 2016 at 23:22 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 1 day 6 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Friday, 9 December 2016 at 23:22 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 39 km depth

10 Dec 14:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 15 hours.
Date & time: 9 Dec 2016 11:22:00 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.98°S / 161.33°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) SW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
227 km (141 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
229 km (142 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
245 km (153 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
256 km (159 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
368 km (229 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
587 km (365 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
825 km (513 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.839 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ

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