Mag. 4.7 earthquake - - 62km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2017-01-05 03:24:03 +11:00
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 60 km depth
5 Jan 00:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-01-05 03:24:03 +11:00
Depth: 59.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.4423°S / 161.3502°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) W of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
190 km (118 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
197 km (123 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
199 km (123 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
200 km (124 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
320 km (199 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
559 km (347 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
790 km (491 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
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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|M 4.7||60 km||- 62km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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