Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Monday, 2 January 2017 at 03:21 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.7 quake Solomon Islands 8 December 17:38 UTC, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Monday, 2 January 2017 at 03:21 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 41 km depth

2 Jan 03:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Jan 2017 03:21:37 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.78°S / 162.03°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
267 km (166 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
273 km (169 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
278 km (173 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
280 km (174 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
397 km (247 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
412 km (256 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
642 km (399 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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.141 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.149 km- 32km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.1 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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