Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 87km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Sunday, April 13, 2014 16:25:24
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 19 km depth
13 Apr 08:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 41 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, April 13, 2014 16:25:24
Depth: 19.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.2362°S / 162.0531°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
305 km (190 mi) SE of Vara
312 km (194 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
316 km (196 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
413 km (256 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
437 km (272 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
669 km (416 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
730 km (453 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
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||19 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.6||19 km||87km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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