A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 189 km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands (117 miles). Event id: us20004zt7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zt7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 19:19:29 / February 12, 2016 @ 7:19 pm. Exact location of event, depth 19.53 km, 164.1608° East, -11.1785° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.53 km (12 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:19:29 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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