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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 99km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 7 May 2013

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 8.0 quake: SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS on Wed, 6 Feb 01h12
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 99km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 7 May 2013
Date & time: Tue, 7 May 02:17:52 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tue, 7 May 2013 13:17 (Pacific/Guadalcanal)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 96.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.4335°S / 166.3776°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (133 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 7 May 2013
Tue, 7 May 02:17 UTCM 5.1 / 90 km SANTA CRUZ ISLANDSEMSC
Tue, 7 May 02:17 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmSanta Cruz IslandsGFZ
Tue, 7 May 02:17 UTCM 5.2 / 116 kmSanta Cruz IslandsGeoAu

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Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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