Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 at 19:11 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 at 19:11 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 80 km depth

10 Feb 19:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Feb 10 19:34: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 77.0 to 67.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 67.0 to 63.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 63.0 to 80.0 km.
Feb 11 07:48: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Date & time: 10 Feb 2016 07:11:48 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.18°S / 161.6°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Savo (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) NW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
186 km (115 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
199 km (124 mi) ESE of Vara
199 km (124 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
213 km (132 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
316 km (196 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
463 km (288 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
571 km (355 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: EMSC
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 5.067 km- 47km NW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.188 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake SOLOMON ISLANDS 10 February 19:11 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 at 19:11 (GMT)
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