Mag. 4.7 earthquake - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Monday, 8 September 2014 at 04:06 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Monday, 8 September 2014 at 04:06 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 6 km depth

8 Sep 06:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 3 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2014 04:06:38 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.28°S / 164.38°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
167 km (104 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
284 km (176 mi) ESE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
449 km (279 mi) NW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170)
491 km (305 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
510 km (317 mi) NW of Port-Olry (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,950)
522 km (325 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
559 km (348 mi) NNW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
630 km (392 mi) ESE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.76 km SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 4.76 km170km WSW of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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