Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 116km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, June 06, 2014 23:48:40

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 8 weeks earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 116km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, on Friday, June 06, 2014 23:48:40

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 25 km depth

6 Jun 13:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Jun 2014 12:48:40 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Friday, June 06, 2014 23:48:40
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 25.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.4684°S / 161.6436°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (73 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
289 km (179 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
292 km (182 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
310 km (192 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
318 km (197 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
433 km (269 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
646 km (401 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
748 km (465 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
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 4.825 km116km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.829 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ

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