Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 131km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Monday, April 14, 2014 01:26:38
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 23 km depth
13 Apr 17:31 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, April 14, 2014 01:26:38
Depth: 22.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.4109°S / 162.6361°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
132 km (82 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
353 km (220 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
363 km (225 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
367 km (228 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
372 km (231 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
374 km (232 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
493 km (306 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
670 km (416 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||23 km||131km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.9||23 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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