A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 16:10:55 / November 6, 2019 @ 4:10 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:10:55 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 109.88 km, 166.0552° East, -10.7905° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109.88 km (68 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700063yt. Id of event: us700063yt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata. Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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