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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag was detected near Dadali in Solomon Islands

Earthquake location -8.2112S, 158.6148WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 158.6148° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.2112° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 116.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km WSW of Dadali, Solomon Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-27 09:25:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-27 09:43:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.757 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 465 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.795 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60003snl Id of event.
Event Code 60003snl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60003snl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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