A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 141 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (88 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005g0p. Unique identifier: us20005g0p. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 04:34:00 / April 7, 2016 @ 4:34 am. Exact location of event, longitude 158.2374 East, latitude -9.0529 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:34:00 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 141 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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