A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 133 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands (83 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pa2. Id of event: us20009pa2. Exact location of earthquake, 166.8777° East, -11.343° South, depth 72.37 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:37:15 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 15:37:15 / June 23, 2017 @ 3:37 pm. 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 72.37 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 133 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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