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Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Coral Sea, 69 km east of Lata, Solomon Islands, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 at 11:39 pm (GMT +11) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.0 quake Coral Sea, 75 km east of Lata, Solomon Islands, Nov 25, 2021 11:04 pm (GMT +11), which had occurred 36 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Coral Sea, 69 km east of Lata, Solomon Islands, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 at 11:39 pm (GMT +11) Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Coral Sea, 69 km east of Lata, Solomon Islands, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 at 11:39 pm (GMT +11)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Nov 14:30 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 1 hour and 51 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 25, 2021 12:39:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Nov 25, 2021 at 11:39 pm (GMT +11)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude10.96°S / 166.38°E (Coral Sea, Solomon Islands)
Antipode10.96°N / 13.62°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoTinakula (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities69 km (43 mi) ESE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
348 km (216 mi) NNW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
242 km (151 mi) N of Hiw Island (pop: 269) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.810 kmSolomon Islands: Santa Cruz IslandsGFZ
4.810 kmSolomon Islands: SANTA CRUZ ISLANDSEMSC
4.954 kmSolomon Islands: Santa Cruz IslandsBMKG
4.929 km79 Km ESE of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS
4.810 kmSolomon Islands: Santa Cruz IslandsRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Honiara, Solomon Islands (HNR/IU network) | Distance from quake: 724 km / 450 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Honiara, Solomon Islands: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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