A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 187 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (116 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 158.0407° East, latitude -9.4227° South, depth = 44.69 km. The temblor was detected at 04:51:30 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20004usw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004usw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.69 km (28 miles). Global time and date of event 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 17:51:30 / January 26, 2016 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 187 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands.
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