Mag. 4.9 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Thursday, 27 April 2017 at 09:31 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Thursday, 27 April 2017 at 09:31 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 46 km depth

27 Apr 09:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Apr 2017 09:31:18 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.4°S / 161.06°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) W of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
162 km (101 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
167 km (104 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
175 km (109 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
186 km (115 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
298 km (185 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
529 km (329 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
762 km (473 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.946 km- 93km W of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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