A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.9 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:46:41 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us200040b8. Event ids that are associated: us200040b8. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/15 / 2015-10-28 20:46:41 / October 28, 2015 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 151.9 km, 166.3753° East, -10.9806° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
How would you describe the shaking?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 66 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2015 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.