Mag. 4.7 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Tuesday, 7 October 2014 at 08:55 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Tuesday, 7 October 2014 at 08:55 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 117 km depth

7 Oct 10:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 14 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 115.0 to 117.0 km.
Date & time: 7 Oct 2014 08:55:42 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 117.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.89°S / 160.91°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (73 mi) ESE of Vara
121 km (75 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
127 km (79 mi) S of Auki (pop: 6,810)
127 km (79 mi) WNW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
133 km (82 mi) E of Malango (pop: 10,500)
242 km (150 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
489 km (304 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
716 km (445 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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M 4.8113 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 4.7113 km118km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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