Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 7 January 2010
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.072°S / 158.137°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
179 km (111 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
190 km (118 mi) SW of Buala (pop: 2,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 7 Jan 00:12 UTC||M 4.1 / 35 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
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