Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 187km W of Lata, Solomon Islands, on Thursday, May 21, 2015 10:19:15

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 6.9 quake 204km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, Saturday, May 23, 2015 08:45:19, which followed after 1 day 22 hours.
Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 187km W of Lata, Solomon Islands, on Thursday, May 21, 2015 10:19:15

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 May 00:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 51 minutes.
Date & time: 20 May 2015 11:19:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, May 21, 2015 10:19:15
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.7613°S / 164.1177°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
184 km (114 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
243 km (151 mi) E of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
436 km (271 mi) ESE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
472 km (293 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
509 km (316 mi) NW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170)
574 km (357 mi) NW of Port-Olry (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,950)
575 km (358 mi) ESE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
624 km (387 mi) NNW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.610 km187km W of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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