Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 30 October 2011
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.568°S / 158.648°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (89 mi) W of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
173 km (107 mi) SW of Tulagi (pop: 1,800)
189 km (118 mi) SW of Buala (pop: 2,700)
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|
|Sun, 30 Oct 15:34 UTC||M 4.7 / 10 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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