Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 118km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Monday, April 14, 2014 18:31:06
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 28 km depth
14 Apr 08:35 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, April 14, 2014 18:31:06
Depth: 27.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5246°S / 162.0245°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (74 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
324 km (201 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
325 km (202 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
339 km (210 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
339 km (211 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
421 km (262 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
461 km (286 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
711 km (442 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) [learn more]
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|M 4.6||28 km||118km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.6||28 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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