Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 19 August 2010
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.93°S / 157.729°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 19 Aug 10:47 UTC||M 4.0 / 35 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
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