Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 6.4 SOLOMON ISLANDS on Sunday, 13 April 2014 at 12:46 (GMT)

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 17 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - 6.4  SOLOMON ISLANDS on Sunday, 13 April 2014 at 12:46 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Apr 12:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Apr 2014 12:46:41 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.34°S / 162.33°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) SSE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
336 km (209 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
337 km (210 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
339 km (211 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
345 km (214 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
385 km (239 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
465 km (289 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
699 km (435 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 7.210 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 6.410 km6.4 SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.731 km119km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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Auki (Solomon Islands, 343 km NW of epicenter) : Continue to feel small aftershocks right now, and though it didn't last as long as that one that struck in the morning it did woke most of the village up..... (reported through EMSC)
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