Mag. 4.9 earthquake - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 at 18:50 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.0 quake Santa Cruz Islands Region 18 February 09:32 UTC, which had occurred 9 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 at 18:50 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Feb 20:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 22.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 18 Feb 2015 06:50:46 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.75°S / 164.11°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Tinakula (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
184 km (115 mi) W of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands) (pop: 553)
242 km (150 mi) E of Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120)
434 km (270 mi) ESE of Auki (pop: 6,810)
471 km (293 mi) ESE of Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750)
511 km (317 mi) NW of Sola (Vanuatu) (pop: 1,170)
574 km (357 mi) ESE of Buala (pop: 2,700)
625 km (388 mi) NNW of Luganville (Vanuatu) (pop: 13,400)
850 km (528 mi) ESE of Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.910 km SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 4.923 km202km W of Lata, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 4.810 kmSanta Cruz Islands RegionGFZ
M 5.038 kmSanta Cruz Islands RegionGeoAu

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 at 18:50 (GMT)
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