A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 184 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (114 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 04:35:14 / July 17, 2019 @ 4:35 am. Id of earthquake: us70004m1d. Event ids that are associated: us70004m1d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:35:14 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.1843 East, latitude -12.3524 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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