Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 129km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Saturday, May 03, 2014 15:51:33

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. 4.9 earthquake  - 129km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Saturday, May 03, 2014 15:51:33

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 40 km depth

3 May 05:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 3 May 2014 04:51:33 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 03, 2014 15:51:33
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 40.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5127°S / 162.4198°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) SSE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
358 km (222 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
359 km (223 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
365 km (227 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
379 km (235 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
486 km (302 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
679 km (422 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
719 km (447 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.135 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.134 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 4.940 km129km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 129km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Saturday, May 03, 2014 15:51:33
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 01 Apr 2007 20:39
    | 8.1 |
    24km / 15mi
    |
    14 years ago
    |
    679km / 422mi
    | Solomon Islands
  • 06 Feb 2013 01:12
    | 8.0 |
    29km / 18mi
    |
    8 years ago
    |
    309km / 192mi
    | SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
  • 17 Jul 1980 19:42
    | 7.9 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    40 years ago
    |
    397km / 246mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 20 Jul 1975 14:37
    | 7.9 |
    49km / 30mi
    |
    45 years ago
    |
    977km / 607mi
    | Bougainville Region, Papua New Guinea
  • 02 Dec 1950 19:51
    | 7.9 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    70 years ago
    |
    948km / 589mi
    | Vanuatu
  • 03 Oct 1931 19:13
    | 7.9 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    89 years ago
    |
    149km / 93mi
    | Solomon Islands
  • 07 Oct 2009 22:18
    | 7.8 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    11 years ago
    |
    445km / 277mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 31 Dec 1966 18:23
    | 7.8 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    54 years ago
    |
    454km / 282mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)
  • 17 Dec 1957 13:50
    | 7.8 |
    124km / 77mi
    |
    63 years ago
    |
    475km / 295mi
    | Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu)
  • 30 Apr 1939 02:55
    | 7.8 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    82 years ago
    |
    338km / 210mi
    | Solomon Islands
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