Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 118km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 00:23:37

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 118km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 00:23:37

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 40 km depth

7 Jul 18:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 7 Jul 2014 01:23:37 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 00:23:37
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.3523°S / 161.3307°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
255 km (159 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
282 km (175 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
296 km (184 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
404 km (251 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
610 km (379 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
783 km (486 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
852 km (529 mi) SE of Arawa (Province of Laguna, 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 4.740 km118km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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