A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 120 km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (75 miles). Global time and date of event 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 02:41:59 / March 27, 2017 @ 2:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:41:59 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 161.8879° East, -11.543° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ux9. Unique identifier: us20008ux9.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 120 km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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