Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Saturday, 1 November 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - 12 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, sábado, 01 nov. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - 12 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, sábado, 01 nov. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Nov 00:10 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 1 hora y 57 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 1 Nov 2014 22:13:13 UTC
Magnitud: 5.5
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 9.77°S / 159.79°E (Islas Salomón)
Volcán mas cercano: Gallego (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km al SE de Malango (pop: 10,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
84 km al SSO de Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
150 km al SO de Auki (pop: 6,810) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
182 km al S de Buala (pop: 2,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
245 km al ONO de Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
373 km al ESE de Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.510 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.410 km51km SW of Honiara, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.582 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

User reports for this quake (3)

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Honiara / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
(Solomon Islands, 46 km NE of epicenter) : Less than 10 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Honiara (Solomon Islands, 46 km NE of epicenter) : Very quick. .less than 10 sec. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.5 terremoto: 12 km al sureste de Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Islas Salomón Sat, 1 Nov 2014 22:13

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - 12 km SE of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, sábado, 01 nov. 2014
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