Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 118km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 18:39:08

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 10 days earlier.
Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 118km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 18:39:08

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 17 km depth

23 Apr 08:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Apr 2014 07:39:08 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 18:39:08
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 17.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5269°S / 161.9247°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
316 km (196 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
332 km (206 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
335 km (208 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
432 km (268 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
455 km (283 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
675 km (419 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
720 km (447 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
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 4.717 km118km S of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.552 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ

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