Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 23 May 2015 at 00:39 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.9 quake 204km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, Saturday, May 23, 2015 08:45:19, which had occurred 2 hours and 54 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 23 May 2015 at 00:39 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 May 01:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 31 minutes.
Date & time: 23 May 2015 12:39:29 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.96°S / 163.21°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
152 km (94 mi) ESE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
284 km (176 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
368 km (229 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
394 km (245 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
395 km (246 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
407 km (253 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
505 km (314 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
663 km (412 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: GFZ
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.410 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.410 km148km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.456 kmSolomon Islands RegionGeoAu

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