Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 13:38 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 1 day 20 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 13:38 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

10 Dec 14:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 41 minutes.
Dec 10 18:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Date & time: 10 Dec 2016 01:38:38 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.43°S / 161.31°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) W of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
186 km (115 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
193 km (120 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
195 km (121 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
197 km (122 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
316 km (197 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
492 km (306 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.710 km- 75km W of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.615 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ

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