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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 55km W of Lata, Solomon Islands on Saturday, 23 February 2013

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 8.0 quake: SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS on Wed, 6 Feb 01h12
Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - 55km W of Lata, Solomon Islands on Saturday, 23 February 2013
Date & time: Sat, 23 Feb 08:59:08 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 23 Feb 2013 19:59
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.63°S / 165.329°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (64 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 23 Feb 2013
Sat, 23 Feb 08:59 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km SANTA CRUZ ISLANDSEMSC
Sat, 23 Feb 08:59 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmSanta Cruz IslandsGFZ
Sat, 23 Feb 08:59 UTCM 6.2 / 82 kmSanta Cruz Islands. NEarest station EIDSGeoAu

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