A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, D’Entrecasteaux Islands region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7d1. Id of event: us6000b7d1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 152.7195 East, latitude -8.7205 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:02:16 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 10:02:16 / July 31, 2020 @ 10:02 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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