A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 108 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (67 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 15:11:17 / April 2, 2017 @ 3:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 02:11:17 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 166.3042° East, latitude -11.5848° South, depth = 59.45 km. Event id: us10008dyc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dyc. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.45 km (37 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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