A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 75.05 km (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7b8. Unique identifier: us1000d7b8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 23:11:46 / March 21, 2018 @ 11:11 pm. Exact location, longitude 165.8574° East, latitude -10.8696° South, depth = 75.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:11:46 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lata. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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: 17 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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