A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 187 km SSE of Gizo, Solomon Islands (116 miles). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:18:15 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000453l. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000453l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.44 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 03:18:15 / June 26, 2019 @ 3:18 am. Exact location of event, depth 12.44 km, 157.7469° East, -9.536° South.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 187 km SSE of Gizo, Solomon Islands.
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