Mag. 4.9 earthquake - - 54km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2017-02-10 19:30:37 +11:00

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 9 weeks earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - - 54km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2017-02-10 19:30:37 +11:00

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 54 km depth

10 Feb 08:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Feb 2017 08:30:37 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2017-02-10 19:30:37 +11:00
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 54.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.3527°S / 161.4364°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
192 km (119 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
194 km (121 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
198 km (123 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
202 km (126 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
318 km (198 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
563 km (350 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
792 km (492 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.954 km- 54km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.954 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC

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