Mag. 4.8 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 at 20:44 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 at 20:44 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 49 km depth

24 Jun 21:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 49 minutes.
Jun 25 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 46.0 to 49.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Jun 2014 08:44:26 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.49°S / 161.49°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) W of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
210 km (131 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
213 km (132 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
213 km (133 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
334 km (207 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
575 km (357 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
806 km (501 mi) SE of Arawa (Province of Laguna, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
831 km (516 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.942 kmSolomon IslandsUSGS

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