A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 145 km NNE of Buala, Solomon Islands (90 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 160.1156 East, latitude -6.9346 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003g5a. Unique identifier: us70003g5a. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/05/19 / 2019-05-03 07:25:29 / May 3, 2019 @ 7:25 am. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:25:29 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 145 km NNE of Buala, Solomon Islands.
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