Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 139km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:12:06
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 35 km depth
15 Apr 00:37 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:12:06
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.3197°S / 162.8533°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
140 km (87 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
328 km (204 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
369 km (229 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
381 km (237 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
385 km (239 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
388 km (241 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
502 km (312 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
660 km (410 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.9||35 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.9||35 km||139km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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