Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 123km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Sunday, April 13, 2014 07:49:56
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 40 km depth
12 Apr 21:53 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, April 13, 2014 07:49:56
Depth: 40.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.3868°S / 162.5359°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
354 km (220 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
357 km (222 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
361 km (224 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
364 km (226 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
364 km (226 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
484 km (301 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
679 km (422 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.9||40 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.9||40 km||123km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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