A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 180 km SSW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (112 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 155.984° East, -9.4897° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 07:41:38 / May 28, 2020 @ 7:41 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000a0uz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a0uz. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:41:38 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 180 km SSW of Gizo, Solomon Islands.
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