A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 104 kilometers (65 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 166.4027° East, latitude -11.473° South, depth = 72.12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 16:19:54 / June 10, 2017 @ 4:19 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:19:54 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009ls1. Event ids that are associated: us20009ls1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 72.12 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lata (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 104 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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