Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 14 June 2014 at 11:08 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 200 km depth
14 Jun 17:55 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 7 hours.
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.235°S / 160.935°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Gallego (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
138 km (86 mi) SW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
217 km (135 mi) SE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
228 km (141 mi) SSE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
252 km (157 mi) SSE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
276 km (171 mi) S of Auki (pop: 6,810)
374 km (232 mi) SSE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
568 km (353 mi) SE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
811 km (504 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: GeoAu
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||2 km||Solomon Islands||GeoAu|
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