Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 146km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Sunday, April 13, 2014 18:02:20
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
13 Apr 07:37 UTC: First to report: USGS after 35 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, April 13, 2014 18:02:20
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.459°S / 162.7874°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
146 km (91 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
339 km (210 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
377 km (234 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
390 km (242 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
508 km (316 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
583 km (362 mi) WNW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170)
654 km (406 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
751 km (467 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||10 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.8||10 km||146km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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