Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 115km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, May 23, 2014 20:34:00

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.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 115km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, May 23, 2014 20:34:00

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 18 km depth

23 May 09:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 23 May 2014 09:34:00 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Friday, May 23, 2014 20:34:00
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 18.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5002°S / 161.9882°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (72 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
319 km (198 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
320 km (199 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
334 km (208 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
335 km (208 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
425 km (264 mi) WSW of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
456 km (284 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
716 km (445 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 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 4.937 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.215 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.118 km115km S of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.433 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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