Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - - 64km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2017-03-10 04:20:26 +11:00
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 60 km depth
9 Mar 20:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-03-10 04:20:26 +11:00
Depth: 60.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.4482°S / 161.3269°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) W of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
188 km (117 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
195 km (121 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
198 km (123 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
199 km (124 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
319 km (198 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
490 km (304 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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|M 4.9||60 km||- 64km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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