Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 12 April 2010
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.841°S / 157.956°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: unnamed (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km (92 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
196 km (122 mi) SW of Buala (pop: 2,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 12 Apr 05:29 UTC||M 4.6 / 35 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
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