A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:21:54 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600062u8. Ids that are associated to the event: us600062u8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 08:21:54 / October 25, 2019 @ 8:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 165.0621° East, -11.1723° South.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 98 km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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