Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 8 June 2014 at 19:07 (GMT)

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.
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.
Date & time: 8 Jun 2014 07:07:18 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.025 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 4.910 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC

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