Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, on Friday, 9 December 2016 at 20:35 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Sea, 70 km west of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, 8 December 2016 17:38 GMT, which had occurred 1 jour 3 heures earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, on Friday, 9 December 2016 at 20:35 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 Dec 20:44 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 9 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Dec 2016 20:35:15 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.82°S / 161.23°E (Solomon Sea, Îles Salomon)
Volcan le plus près: Gallego (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km OSO de Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
208 km SE de Malango (pop: 10,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
225 km SSE de Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
236 km SSE de Auki (pop: 6,810) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
348 km SSE de Buala (pop: 2,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
183 km SE de Guadalcanal Island (pop: 65,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
118 km SSE de Tavanipupu Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.910 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.110 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.116 km- 90km SW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, on Friday, 9 December 2016 at 20:35 (GMT)
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