Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 155km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:47:26
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 35 km depth
15 Apr 00:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 59 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:47:26
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.491°S / 162.8806°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km (97 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
330 km (205 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
386 km (240 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
399 km (248 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
400 km (248 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
518 km (322 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
644 km (400 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
762 km (473 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
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||35 km||155km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.7||33 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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