Mag. 4.9 earthquake - - 68km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on 2017-03-29 16:40:14 +11:00
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 31 km depth
29 Mar 06:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-03-29 16:40:14 +11:00
Depth: 30.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.7723°S / 161.3846°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (43 mi) WSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
216 km (135 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
218 km (136 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
230 km (143 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
235 km (146 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
352 km (219 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
580 km (360 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
815 km (507 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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|M 4.9||31 km||- 68km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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