Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 at 18:53 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.8 quake Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, 18 November 2015 18:31 GMT, which had occurred 23 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 at 18:53 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Nov 19:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 14 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Nov 2015 18:53:56 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.07°S / 158.51°E (Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: unnamed (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
150 km (93 mi) WNW of Malango (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SW of Buala (pop: 2,700) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) W of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) W of Auki (pop: 6,810) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) SE of Buin (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 750) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) WNW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Mborokua Island --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) WNW of Guadalcanal Island (pop: 65,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 5.110 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.110 km- 123km SSW of Dadali, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.029 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 at 18:53 (GMT)
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