Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Sunday, 11 December 2016 at 20:17 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
11 Dec 20:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.02°S / 161.08°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) SW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
210 km (130 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
216 km (134 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
236 km (147 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
254 km (158 mi) S of Auki (pop: 6,810)
359 km (223 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.9||10 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.9||10 km||- 110km SW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 5.2||10 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
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