A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Solomon Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700047fr. Id of event: us700047fr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 158.1824° East, latitude -8.8913° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:36:42 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 19:36:42 / June 29, 2019 @ 7:36 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: Solomon Islands.
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