Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 4 January 2010 at 01:47 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Monday, 4 January 2010 at 01:47 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 23 km depth

Date & time: 4 Jan 2010 01:47:18 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Profondeur: 23.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.948°S / 157.76°E (Îles Salomon)
Volcan le plus près: Kavachi (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
138 km SE de Gizo (New Georgia Group, Western Province) (pop: 6,150)
220 km SW de Buala (Isabel Province) (pop: 2,700)
230 km NW de Malango (Guadalcanal Province) (pop: 10,500)
246 km NW de Honiara (Capital Territory) (pop: 56,300)
263 km W de Tulagi (Florida Islands, Central Province) (pop: 1,750)
323 km W de Auki (Malaita Province) (pop: 6,810)
334 km SE de Buin (South Bougainville, Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée) (pop: 750)
387 km SE de Arawa (Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.423 kmSolomon IslandsUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Solomon Islands 4 January 01:47 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (34 quakes):
  • 18 Feb 2010 03:46 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    55.7 km (34.6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jan 2010 14:18 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Jan 2010 01:00 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    31.6 km (19.6 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jan 2010 22:30 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    21.7 km (13.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jan 2010 23:23 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2010 11:59 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2010 05:51 UTC
    | M 6.2 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 9 January 2010 at 05:51 (GMT)
  • 09 Jan 2010 02:58 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jan 2010 16:00 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jan 2010 13:00 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jan 2010 10:52 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jan 2010 04:29 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    23.1 km (14.4 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jan 2010 05:22 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jan 2010 03:25 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jan 2010 01:48 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Jan 2010 17:54 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 4 January 2010 at 01:47 (GMT)
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