A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 185 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands (115 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.3002 East, latitude -11.5043 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:03:46 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000cs1l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cs1l. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 20:03:46 / November 20, 2020 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 185 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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