A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 287 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (178 miles). Exact location, longitude 154.919° East, latitude -9.8689° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:49:58 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000ahpx. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahpx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 01:49:58 / July 4, 2020 @ 1:49 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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