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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Monday, 2 January 2017
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.78°S / 162.03°E
Nearest volcano: Gallego
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012
joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more
Date & time: Monday, 2 January 2017 03:21 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 2 Jan 2017|
|Mon, 2 Jan 03:21 UTC||M 5.1 / 48.7 km||- 32km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|Mon, 2 Jan 03:21 UTC||M 5.1||Solomon Islands||GeoAu|
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