A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Exact location, longitude 161.5505° East, latitude -10.3165° South, depth = 73.92 km. Event id: us2000a210. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a210. The temblor was picked up at 11:47:26 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 00:47:26 / July 28, 2017 @ 12:47 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.92 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 43 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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