Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 19 September 2014 at 12:55 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Friday, 19 September 2014 at 12:55 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

19 Sep 13:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Sep 20 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.1.
Date & time: 19 Sep 2014 12:55:54 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.93°S / 161.97°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) S of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
277 km (172 mi) SE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
278 km (173 mi) SSE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
282 km (175 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
285 km (177 mi) SE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
405 km (252 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
419 km (260 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
644 km (400 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.120 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.310 km62km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.520 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Solomon Islands 19 September 12:55 UTC

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