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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 50 Km N of Tulagi, Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 50 Km N of Tulagi, Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 07:09 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 21 minutes.
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Date & time: Wednesday, 16 September 2020 06:48 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 39.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.6456°S / 160.2053°E (Îles Salomon)
Nearest volcano: Savo (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km N de Tulagi (pop: 1,800)
56 km NW de Auki (pop: 6,800)
87 km SE de Buala (pop: 2,700)
92 km NE de Honiara (pop: 56,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 16 Sep 06:48 UTCM 4.7 / 39.7 km50 Km N of Tulagi, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Wed, 16 Sep 06:48 UTCM 4.7 / 48 kmSolomon IslandsEMSC

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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 50 Km N of Tulagi, Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 16 September 2020

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