A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Honiara in Solomon Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000day0. Unique identifier: us1000day0. Exact location of event, longitude 159.5609 East, latitude -9.4187 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 18:51:09 / March 29, 2018 @ 6:51 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:51:09 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tulaghi, Honiara (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Honiara (c. 56 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tulaghi (c. 1 800 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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