Magnitude 5.1 Moderate Earthquake Strikes 82km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands

A shallow magnitude 5.1 earthquake was reported 82km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, at a depth of 40.08 km, according to the United States Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be moderate.

It struck at Feb 21, 2019 at 10:50:48 AM UTC. USGS reports that this quake event was manually reviewed.

Map of Earthquake

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