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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - on Saturday, 12 April 2014

Major mag. 7.3 earthquake  -  on Saturday, 12 April 2014
Date & time: Saturday, 12 April 2014 20:14 UTC
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.1267°S / 162.9148°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (71 mi) NE of Kirakira (pop: 1,100)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 12 Apr 20:14 UTCM 7.3 / 29 kmGEONET (NZ)

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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake: , 12 Apr 2014 20:14

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (145 quakes):
  • 04 Apr 2016 13:35 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    47.4 km (29.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Mar 2016 01:08 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    102 km (63.4 mi) depth
    |
    172 km (107 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 08 Mar 2016 18:31 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    75 km (46.6 mi) depth
    |
    178 km (111 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Feb 2016 20:56 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (72 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 12 Feb 2016 19:19 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    171 km (106 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 Feb 2016 19:11 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
    |
    144 km (90 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Feb 2016 21:11 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    126 km (78 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Jan 2016 00:24 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    93.5 km (58.1 mi) depth
    |
    155 km (97 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Dec 2015 13:06 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    97 km (60 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Dec 2015 14:46 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    83 km (51.6 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (119 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Dec 2015 19:51 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    119 km (74 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 09 Nov 2015 18:02 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    176 km (109 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Sep 2015 08:52 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Sep 2015 22:43 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    148 km (92 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Aug 2015 07:47 UTC
    | M 6.4 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    116 km (72 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 15 August 2015
  • 15 Aug 2015 07:47 UTC
    | M 6.4 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    116 km (72 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 15 August 2015
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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - on Saturday, 12 April 2014

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