Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 78km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 21:24:45
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 37 km depth
16 Apr 10:53 UTC: First to report: USGS after 28 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 21:24:45
Depth: 37.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.0847°S / 161.6006°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (49 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
258 km (160 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
258 km (160 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
272 km (169 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
276 km (172 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
394 km (245 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
618 km (384 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
855 km (531 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
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||37 km||78km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.7||35 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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