A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 151 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands (94 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 13:42:16 / November 16, 2020 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:42:16 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cfn9. Id of event: us7000cfn9. Exact location of event, longitude 164.423 East, latitude -10.9304 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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