Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 13 December 2016 at 03:46 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 4 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 13 December 2016 at 03:46 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 54 km depth

13 Dec 03:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Dec 13 03:57: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 63.0 km.
Dec 13 08:20: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 63.0 to 54.0 km.
Date & time: 13 Dec 2016 03:46:19 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.16°S / 161.36°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Savo (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) NW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
171 km (106 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
174 km (108 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
177 km (110 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
187 km (116 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
297 km (184 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
489 km (304 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.054 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.280 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.167 km- 60km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.2167 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 13 December 2016 at 03:46 (GMT)
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