Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 27 April 2010 at 09:24 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 27 April 2010 at 09:24 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 53 km depth

Date & time: 27 Apr 2010 09:24:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Profondeur: 53.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.439°S / 157.151°E (Îles Salomon)
Volcan le plus près: Rendova (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km SE de Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
271 km W de Buala (pop: 2,700)
302 km SE de Arawa (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée) (pop: 40,300)
338 km WNW de Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
392 km W de Auki (pop: 6,810)
569 km WNW de Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
706 km SE de Kokopo (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée) (pop: 26,300)
725 km SE de Rabaul (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée) (pop: 8,070)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.953 kmSolomon IslandsUSGS
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