A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 265 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (165 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 01:34:44 / July 4, 2020 @ 1:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahpd. Unique identifier: us7000ahpd. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.9848 East, latitude -9.6388 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:34:44 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 265 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands.
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