Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 112km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Monday, April 14, 2014 02:24:01
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
13 Apr 18:03 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 39 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, April 14, 2014 02:24:01
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.4499°S / 161.7021°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
292 km (181 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
311 km (193 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
318 km (198 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
434 km (270 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
454 km (282 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
650 km (404 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
744 km (462 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||35 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.8||35 km||112km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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