Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 91km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Monday, April 14, 2014 17:29:50

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 10 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - 91km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Monday, April 14, 2014 17:29:50

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 35 km depth

14 Apr 06:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2014 06:29:50 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Monday, April 14, 2014 17:29:50
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.27°S / 161.7801°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
286 km (177 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
286 km (178 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
300 km (186 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
303 km (188 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
422 km (262 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
646 km (401 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
750 km (466 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) [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 6.010 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.930 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.935 km91km S of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 6.114 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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