Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - - 82km SW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2017-02-21 21:01:31 +11:00
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Feb 10:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 41 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-02-21 21:01:31 +11:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.9273°S / 161.3386°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (249 km / 155 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) SW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
224 km (139 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
225 km (140 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
241 km (150 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
250 km (155 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
364 km (226 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
488 km (303 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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.9||10 km||- 82km SW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.8||25 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
User reports for this quake (1)
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