Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Coral Sea, Solomon Islands, on Friday, 22 January 2010 at 03:42 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 47 km depth
Date & time: 22 Jan 2010 03:42:12 UTC
Depth: 47.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.232°S / 166.497°E (Coral Sea, Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Ureparapara (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
184 km (114 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) NNW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) NNW of Port-Olry (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) NNW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (272 mi) NNW of Norsup (Vanuatu) (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||47 km||Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)||USGS|
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