Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 8 January 2010
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.953°S / 158.174°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: unnamed (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
174 km (108 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
180 km (112 mi) SW of Buala (pop: 2,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 8 Jan 03:19 UTC||M 4.5 / 35 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
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