Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 77km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 02:43:05

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 3 days earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 77km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 02:43:05

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 35 km depth

15 Apr 18:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2014 03:43:05 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 02:43:05
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.12°S / 161.6983°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
268 km (167 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
268 km (167 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
281 km (175 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
284 km (176 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
404 km (251 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
629 km (391 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
866 km (538 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.752 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 4.835 km77km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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