Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 15 December 2016 at 23:32 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 23 km depth
16 Dec 10:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 hours.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.67°S / 161.05°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Savo (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
117 km (73 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
123 km (77 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
129 km (80 mi) NW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
146 km (91 mi) E of Malango (pop: 10,500)
233 km (145 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.5||23 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
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