Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 31 May 2014 at 12:43 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 73 km depth
31 May 22:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 hours.
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.9°S / 162.05°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
280 km (174 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
288 km (179 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
288 km (179 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
408 km (254 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
410 km (255 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
650 km (404 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
755 km (469 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: GFZ
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||73 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
|M 4.7||73 km||4.7 SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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