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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 115km SSE of Gizo, Solomon Islands on Friday, 28 September 2012

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.0 quake: 112km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands, 27 Sep 2012 23:53, which had occurred 23 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 115km SSE of Gizo, Solomon Islands on Friday, 28 September 2012
28 Sep 23:45 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Date & time: Friday, 28 September 2012 23:22 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 29 Sep 2012 10:22
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.9755°S / 157.426°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Coleman Seamount (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) SE of Gizo (pop: 6,200)
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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 28 Sep 23:22 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
Sat, 29 Sep 2012 10:22 (28 Sep 23:22:31 UTC)M 5.2 / 10 km115km SSE of Gizo, Solomon IslandsUSGS
Fri, 28 Sep 23:22 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmSOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Fri, 28 Sep 23:22 UTCM 5.2 / 22 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu
Sat, 29 Sep 2012 06:22 WIB (28 Sep 23:22:34 UTC)M 5.0 / 72 kmSolomon IslandsBMKG

User reports for this quake

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 115km SSE of Gizo, Solomon Islands on Friday, 28 September 2012

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