A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 174 km SSW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (108 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:07:47 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 156.0548° East, -9.4714° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 04:07:47 / June 15, 2020 @ 4:07 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ac0p. Unique identifier: us6000ac0p. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 174 km SSW of Gizo, Solomon Islands.
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