Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Solomon Islands Region on Thursday, 1 January 2015 at 07:12 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Solomon Islands Region on Thursday, 1 January 2015 at 07:12 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 0 km depth

1 Jan 09:17 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 2 hours and 5 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Jan 2015 07:12:33 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.67°S / 162.867°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) ESE of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
318 km (198 mi) SE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
320 km (199 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
345 km (214 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
348 km (216 mi) ESE of Honiara (pop: 56,300)
361 km (225 mi) ESE of Malango (pop: 10,500)
456 km (283 mi) SE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
712 km (443 mi) NW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.1 kmSolomon Islands RegionGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Solomon Islands Region 1 January 07:12 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Solomon Islands Region on Thursday, 1 January 2015 at 07:12 (GMT)
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