Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 142km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Monday, April 14, 2014 15:57:35

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 day 9 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 142km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Monday, April 14, 2014 15:57:35

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 37 km depth

14 Apr 05:21 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2014 04:57:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Monday, April 14, 2014 15:57:35
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 36.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5229°S / 162.6474°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km (89 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
355 km (221 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
373 km (232 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
376 km (233 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
379 km (236 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
384 km (238 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
503 km (313 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
660 km (410 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.110 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.034 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.037 km142km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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