Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 118km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, April 01, 2015 09:04:13
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 42 km depth
31 Mar 23:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 09:04:13
Depth: 41.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.9378°S / 162.8898°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) ESE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
318 km (198 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
341 km (212 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
363 km (225 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
374 km (232 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
477 km (296 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
688 km (428 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
734 km (456 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.5||42 km||118km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands||USGS|
|M 4.5||42 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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