Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 117km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, May 23, 2014 03:22:13

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 6 weeks earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 117km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, May 23, 2014 03:22:13

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 30 km depth

22 May 18:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 53 minutes.
Date & time: 22 May 2014 04:22:13 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Friday, May 23, 2014 03:22:13
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 29.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.4732°S / 161.6057°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km (74 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
286 km (178 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
290 km (180 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
308 km (191 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
317 km (197 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
431 km (268 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
643 km (399 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
751 km (466 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
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

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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.827 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 4.910 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 4.930 km117km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 117km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, May 23, 2014 03:22:13
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