A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 186 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (116 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 23:33:13 / March 15, 2020 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008g8y. Unique identifier: us60008g8y. The temblor was detected at 10:33:13 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.78 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 166.6475 East, latitude -12.1999 South, depth = 70.78 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 186 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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