A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 117 km SSW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (73 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.01 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:43:37 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 17:43:37 / March 4, 2018 @ 5:43 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dc44. Id of event: us2000dc44. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.4725 East, latitude -8.9542 South, depth = 10.01 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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