Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - - 62km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2017-02-02 03:16:54 +11:00
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 47 km depth
2 Feb 04:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 12 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-02-02 03:16:54 +11:00
Depth: 46.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.01°S / 162.008°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
285 km (177 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
288 km (179 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
290 km (180 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
294 km (183 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
414 km (258 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
415 km (258 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.6||47 km||- 62km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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