Mag. 4.7 earthquake - - 83km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2016-12-11 12:17:44 +11:00

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 2 days earlier.
Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - - 83km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2016-12-11 12:17:44 +11:00

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 50 km depth

11 Dec 01:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 36 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2016 01:17:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2016-12-11 12:17:44 +11:00
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 49.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.1817°S / 162.1235°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
307 km (191 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
311 km (193 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
311 km (193 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
316 km (197 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
404 km (251 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
437 km (272 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
728 km (452 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.750 km- 83km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.748 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC

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