Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 8 June 2014 at 19:07 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
8 Jun 20:37 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.97°S / 162.35°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) SE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
305 km (189 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
313 km (195 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
318 km (198 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
321 km (200 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
378 km (235 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
436 km (271 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
726 km (451 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 5.0||25 km||Solomon Islands||GFZ|
|M 4.9||10 km||SOLOMON ISLANDS||EMSC|
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