A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 106 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (66 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 23:18:08 / October 31, 2017 @ 11:18 pm. Exact location of event, depth 65.91 km, 156.0181° East, -7.4432° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000azgy. Unique identifier: us1000azgy. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:18:08 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.91 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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