Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 24 July 2015 at 19:09 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Friday, 24 July 2015 at 19:09 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 89 km depth

24 Jul 20:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Jul 2015 07:09:12 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 89.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.27°S / 161.52°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
190 km (118 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
196 km (122 mi) ESE of Vara
198 km (123 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
208 km (129 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
317 km (197 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
471 km (292 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
567 km (353 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.189 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.181 km- 40km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.090 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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