Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 142km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Monday, April 14, 2014 01:30:58
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 38 km depth
13 Apr 17:47 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, April 14, 2014 01:30:58
Depth: 37.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.4817°S / 162.7064°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km (89 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
348 km (216 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
373 km (232 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
378 km (235 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
382 km (238 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
385 km (239 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
504 km (313 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
659 km (409 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.7||38 km||142km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.7||30 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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