Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 412 km southeast of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands, on 9 Oct 3:27 am (GMT +11) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 412 km southeast of Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands, on 9 Oct 3:27 am (GMT +11)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 20 km depth

8 Oct 16:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
8 Oct 17:52: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 32.0 km (from 13 to 19.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards NNW.
8 Oct 18:02: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 32.0 to 20.0 km (from 19.9 to 12.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 8 Oct 2020 16:27:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 9 Oct 3:27 am (GMT +11)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.18°S / 163.27°E (Coral Sea, Solomon Islands)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.920 km168 Km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsEMSC
M 4.921 km171 Km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.717 km156 Km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsGFZ
M 4.952 km192 Km E of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsBMKG
M 4.952 km192 Km E of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsBMKG

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