Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 16 December 2016 at 09:17 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 8 days earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Friday, 16 December 2016 at 09:17 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Dec 09:40 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Dec 2016 09:17:19 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.02°S / 160.41°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
106 km (66 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Auki (pop: 6,810)
172 km (107 mi) WNW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
227 km (141 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
446 km (277 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
680 km (422 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.810 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 4.610 km- 105km ESE of Honiara, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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