Mag. 4.7 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Monday, 23 January 2017 at 12:03 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 27 km depth
23 Jan 12:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.83°S / 161.38°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (244 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) SW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
221 km (137 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
221 km (138 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
235 km (146 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
241 km (150 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
357 km (222 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
583 km (362 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
819 km (509 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.7||27 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.7||27 km||- 72km SW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.7||41 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
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