Mag. 4.7 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 at 18:31 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 at 18:31 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth

17 Sep 22:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Date & time: 17 Sep 2014 06:31:26 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.84°S / 161.42°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) SW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
226 km (140 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
238 km (148 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
244 km (151 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
361 km (224 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
587 km (365 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
811 km (504 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
823 km (511 mi) SE of Arawa (Province of Laguna, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.733 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 4.733 km69km SW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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