Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 149km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 08:08:21
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
15 Apr 22:27 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 08:08:21
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.3951°S / 162.9021°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
150 km (93 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
325 km (202 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
379 km (236 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
395 km (245 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
396 km (246 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
512 km (318 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
650 km (404 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
758 km (471 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
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||35 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.6||35 km||149km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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