Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 4 September 2011
Depth: 90.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.166°S / 158.299°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Mbareke (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km (88 mi) W of Buala (pop: 2,700)
161 km (100 mi) E of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 4 Sep 01:26 UTC||M 4.9 / 90.8 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
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