Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 124km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Sunday, April 13, 2014 08:34:39
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 38 km depth
12 Apr 22:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 49 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, April 13, 2014 08:34:39
Depth: 38.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.3745°S / 162.5692°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
355 km (221 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
360 km (224 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
366 km (227 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
485 km (302 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
636 km (395 mi) NW of Port-Olry (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,950)
678 km (421 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
726 km (451 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||40 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.6||38 km||124km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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