Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 6 January 2010
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.113°S / 158.032°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
172 km (107 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|
|Wed, 6 Jan 03:39 UTC||M 4.9 / 35 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
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