Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 79km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 00:08:40

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 17 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 79km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 00:08:40

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 38 km depth

14 Apr 14:29 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2014 01:08:40 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 00:08:40
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 37.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.073°S / 161.5543°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (49 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
253 km (157 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
268 km (166 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
273 km (170 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
390 km (243 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
613 km (381 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
783 km (486 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
851 km (529 mi) SE of Arawa (Province of Laguna, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.738 km79km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.815 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ

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