Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 12:48 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 1 day 19 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 12:48 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 34 km depth

10 Dec 12:59 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Dec 10 13:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 34.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Dec 2016 12:48:53 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.1°S / 161.75°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
271 km (168 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
272 km (169 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
283 km (176 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
284 km (176 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
405 km (252 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
633 km (393 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
869 km (540 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.034 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 4.935 km- 72km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Solomon Islands 10 December 12:48 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at 12:48 (GMT)
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