Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, April 28, 2014 23:22:46
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
29 Apr 00:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 48 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, April 28, 2014 23:22:46
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.0464°S / 162.2103°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) SSE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
303 km (188 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
306 km (190 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
311 km (194 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
312 km (194 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
393 km (244 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
432 km (268 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
731 km (454 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||35 km||Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.9||30 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 4.9||28 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
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