Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - - 82km SW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2017-02-21 21:01:31 +11:00

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 11 weeks earlier.
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.
Date & time: 21 Feb 2017 10:01:31 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2017-02-21 21:01:31 +11:00
Magnitude: 4.9
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]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.910 km- 82km SW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.825 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

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pengkalan weld / not felt
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