Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 14 June 2014 at 11:08 (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 9 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 14 June 2014 at 11:08 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Jun 11:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Jun 2014 11:08:16 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.15°S / 161.52°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
255 km (158 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
257 km (160 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
273 km (169 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
280 km (174 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
395 km (246 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
469 km (292 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
615 km (382 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.610 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.330 km SOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC

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