Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 9 August 2011
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.807°S / 157.632°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (73 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 9 Aug 20:31 UTC||M 4.7 / 35 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
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