Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 113km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Saturday, February 07, 2015 09:07:30
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
6 Feb 23:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, February 07, 2015 09:07:30
Depth: 36.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.484°S / 161.9574°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (71 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
316 km (196 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
317 km (197 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
330 km (205 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
332 km (206 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
428 km (266 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
453 km (281 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
720 km (447 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.8||36 km||113km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.9||10 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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