Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 1 June 2011
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.262°S / 158.241°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
189 km (117 mi) W of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
194 km (120 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|
|Wed, 1 Jun 20:52 UTC||M 4.6 / 54 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
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