A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 159 km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (99 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 00:37:17 / July 4, 2017 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:37:17 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us100096j3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096j3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 163.0827° East, latitude -11.3254° South, depth = 10 km.
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. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 159 km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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