Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 126km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 21:00:15
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
16 Apr 10:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 38 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 21:00:15
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5737°S / 162.1678°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) SSE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
340 km (211 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
340 km (211 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
351 km (218 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
352 km (219 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
407 km (253 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
474 km (295 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
696 km (432 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
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||126km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.6||30 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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