Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 77km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 08:55:53
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
14 Apr 22:29 UTC: First to report: USGS after 33 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 08:55:53
Depth: 35.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.1207°S / 161.7113°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
270 km (168 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
282 km (175 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
284 km (177 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
404 km (251 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
631 km (392 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
766 km (476 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
867 km (539 mi) SE of Arawa (Province of Laguna, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
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||52 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.8||35 km||77km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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