A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:37:01 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000a7ic. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a7ic. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.79 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/06/20 / 2020-06-07 14:37:01 / June 7, 2020 @ 2:37 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 166.1166° East, -10.6523° South, depth 45.79 km.
Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata. Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km ENE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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