Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 at 16:34 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 6 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 at 16:34 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 26 km depth

14 Dec 16:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 26.0 km.
Date & time: 14 Dec 2016 04:34:57 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.28°S / 161.35°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) NW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
180 km (112 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
183 km (114 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
186 km (115 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
190 km (118 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
306 km (190 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
489 km (304 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
551 km (342 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.226 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.230 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.248 km- 62km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.351 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 at 16:34 (GMT)
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