Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 149km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Sunday, April 13, 2014 08:17:05

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.6 quake 100km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, Sunday, April 13, 2014 07:14:39, which had occurred 1 hour and 2 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 149km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Sunday, April 13, 2014 08:17:05

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 35 km depth

12 Apr 21:39 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Apr 2014 09:17:05 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, April 13, 2014 08:17:05
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5547°S / 162.7206°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
150 km (93 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
348 km (216 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
381 km (237 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
392 km (243 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
511 km (318 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
584 km (363 mi) WNW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170)
652 km (405 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
750 km (466 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.035 km149km SE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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