Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 93km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Monday, April 14, 2014 18:40:46

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 11 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 93km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Monday, April 14, 2014 18:40:46

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 35 km depth

14 Apr 08:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 29 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2014 07:40:46 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Monday, April 14, 2014 18:40:46
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.2731°S / 161.7184°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
281 km (174 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
282 km (175 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
296 km (184 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
300 km (187 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
419 km (260 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
449 km (279 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
640 km (398 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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 5.510 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.240 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.235 km93km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.226 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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