Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 120 km southeast of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province, Solomon Islands, on 4 Oct 8:35 pm (GMT +11) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 120 km southeast of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province, Solomon Islands, on 4 Oct 8:35 pm (GMT +11)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 66 km depth

4 Oct 09:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Oct 2020 09:35:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 4 Oct 8:35 pm (GMT +11)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 65.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5849°S / 166.4684°E (Coral Sea, Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (75 mi) SE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) NNW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) N of Port-Olry (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
752 km (467 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Hiw Island (pop: 269) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from SE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.766 km120 Km SE of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS
4.766 kmSanta Cruz Islands, Solomon IslandsEMSC
5.057 kmSanta Cruz Islands, Solomon IslandsBMKG

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