Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 121km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 07:44:19
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 34 km depth
14 Apr 22:01 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 17 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 07:44:19
Depth: 33.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5504°S / 161.9355°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km (76 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
318 km (198 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
320 km (199 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
335 km (208 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
338 km (210 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
431 km (268 mi) SW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
458 km (284 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
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||34 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.7||34 km||121km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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