A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Honiara in Solomon Islands. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 19:07:43 / September 26, 2019 @ 7:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:07:43 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.04 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.7533 East, latitude -9.7326 South, depth = 30.04 km. Unique identifier: us70005lx6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005lx6.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Honiara (c. 56 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tulaghi (c. 1 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tulaghi, Honiara.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 39 km SSW of Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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