Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 131km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Sunday, April 13, 2014 14:41:01

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 7 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 131km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Sunday, April 13, 2014 14:41:01

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 18 km depth

13 Apr 04:01 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Apr 2014 03:41:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, April 13, 2014 14:41:01
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 18.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.6383°S / 162.0229°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
132 km (82 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
349 km (217 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
351 km (218 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
424 km (264 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
471 km (293 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
665 km (413 mi) NW of Port-Olry (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,950)
691 km (429 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
704 km (437 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.810 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 4.818 km131km S of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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