A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Dadali in Solomon Islands. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116.67 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/19 / 2019-05-27 09:25:20 / May 27, 2019 @ 9:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 158.6148° East, -8.2112° South, depth 116.67 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:25:20 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60003snl. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003snl.
The epicenter was 108 km (67 miles) from Buala (c. 2 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buala (min 5000 pop).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km WSW of Dadali, Solomon Islands.
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