Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 4 January 2010
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.54°S / 157.346°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Rendova (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 4 Jan 00:08 UTC||M 4.3 / 35 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
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