Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 102km NNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, May 02, 2014 06:23:20

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 weeks earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 102km NNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, May 02, 2014 06:23:20

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 81 km depth

1 May 23:23 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: 1 May 2014 07:23:20 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Friday, May 02, 2014 06:23:20
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 81.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.6121°S / 161.5363°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Savo (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
132 km (82 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
162 km (101 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
175 km (109 mi) E of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
200 km (124 mi) E of Malango (pop: 10,500)
269 km (167 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
543 km (337 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
758 km (471 mi) ESE 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 4.677 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 4.881 km102km NNW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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