Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Thursday, 4 September 2014 at 15:40 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
4 Sep 20:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 hours.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.37°S / 162°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
311 km (193 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
311 km (194 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
323 km (200 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
323 km (201 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
421 km (261 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
445 km (277 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
724 km (450 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: GFZ
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||10 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
|M 4.9||14 km||115km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
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