Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Friday, 12 February 2016 at 19:19 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Friday, 12 February 2016 at 19:19 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

12 Feb 19:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Feb 2016 07:19:29 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.2°S / 164.03°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
200 km (124 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
245 km (152 mi) ESE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
454 km (282 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
485 km (301 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
488 km (303 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
501 km (311 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
588 km (365 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
593 km (369 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.120 km SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 5.136 km- 200km WSW of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION 12 February 19:19 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Friday, 12 February 2016 at 19:19 (GMT)
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