Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 102km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Sunday, April 13, 2014 21:54:28
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
13 Apr 11:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, April 13, 2014 21:54:28
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.3355°S / 162.1982°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) SSE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
327 km (203 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
329 km (205 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
334 km (208 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
399 km (248 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
456 km (283 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
688 km (428 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
711 km (442 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.8||10 km||102km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.8||51 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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