Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - - 33km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2017-01-10 05:20:42 +11:00
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 32 km depth
9 Jan 18:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 35 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-01-10 05:20:42 +11:00
Depth: 31.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.7126°S / 161.7571°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
244 km (151 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
246 km (153 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
250 km (156 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
251 km (156 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
371 km (231 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
442 km (274 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.9||32 km||- 33km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.9||40 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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