Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 18:04 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 18:04 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 52 km depth

29 Jul 23:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Jul 30 12:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: 29 Jul 2014 06:04:54 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.74°S / 161.72°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SW of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
242 km (151 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
246 km (153 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
248 km (154 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
250 km (156 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
371 km (231 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
610 km (379 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
842 km (523 mi) SE of Arawa (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
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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M 5.051 km39km SW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.052 km38km SW of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake SOLOMON ISLANDS 29 July 18:04 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - SOLOMON ISLANDS on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 18:04 (GMT)
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