Mag. 4.9 earthquake - - 36km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2017-03-02 03:47:48 +11:00
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 36 km depth
2 Mar 00:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-03-02 03:47:48 +11:00
Depth: 35.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.7817°S / 161.8895°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
259 km (161 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
267 km (166 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
267 km (166 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
387 km (240 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
427 km (265 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
777 km (483 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
860 km (534 mi) SE of Arawa (Province of Laguna, 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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|M 5.0||23 km||Solomon Islands Region||GeoAu|
|M 4.9||36 km||- 36km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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