Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 130km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands on Thursday, 2 October 2014
2 Oct 23:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 36 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, October 03, 2014 08:33:55
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.8918°S / 157.7287°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Kavachi (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
131 km (82 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Friday, October 03, 2014 08:33:55 (2 Oct 21:33:55 UTC)||M 4.9 / 10 km||130km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|Thu, 2 Oct 21:33 UTC||M 4.8 / 10 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
|Thu, 2 Oct 21:33 UTC||M 4.8 / 10 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
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