Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Saturday, 14 January 2017 at 18:43 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 34 km depth
14 Jan 19:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.95°S / 161.46°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (46 mi) SW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
236 km (147 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
236 km (147 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
251 km (156 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
257 km (159 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
373 km (232 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
474 km (295 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
597 km (371 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 5.2||34 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 5.2||34 km||- 74km SW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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