Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 5 October 2014 at 09:36 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Oct 10:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 34 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.62°S / 161.9°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
245 km (152 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
251 km (156 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
255 km (159 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
260 km (162 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
374 km (232 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
426 km (265 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
851 km (529 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
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 4.7||62 km||36km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.7||62 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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