A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 172 km SSW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (107 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 15:45:10 / June 20, 2020 @ 3:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:45:10 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.34 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 156.0116 East, latitude -9.4308 South, depth = 14.34 km. Unique identifier: us6000afh1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000afh1.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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