A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 120 kilometers (75 miles) from Auki in Solomon Islands on Saturday. Event id: us2000k7i8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k7i8. The temblor was reported at 16:05:55 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 161.0282° East, latitude -9.8062° South, depth = 53.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 05:05:55 / March 30, 2019 @ 5:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.2 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Taro’a (c. 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taro’a.
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 120 km SSE of Auki, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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