A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 118 km SSW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004yi0. Unique identifier: us20004yi0. Exact location, longitude 158.6616° East, latitude -9.0514° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 07:11:45 / February 7, 2016 @ 7:11 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:11:45 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 118 km SSW of Dadali, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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