A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 115 km SW of Lata, Solomon Islands (71 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:22:47 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 165.1815° East, latitude -11.5746° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 23:22:47 / September 19, 2020 @ 11:22 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bqbu. Unique identifier: us7000bqbu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km SW of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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