Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 4 January 2010
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.815°S / 157.768°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
129 km (80 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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 18:56 UTC||M 4.9 / 6 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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