Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 at 19:06 (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 35 minutes earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 at 19:06 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 0 km depth

18 Nov 20:28 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Nov 19 01:28: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Date & time: 18 Nov 2015 19:06:18 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.78°S / 158.241°E (Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: unnamed (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
165 km (102 mi) WSW of Buala (pop: 2,700) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) WNW of Malango (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) W of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) W of Auki (pop: 6,810) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) SE of Buin (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 750) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WSW of Mbulo Island --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) WNW of Guadalcanal Island (pop: 65,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.9 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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