A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 188 km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands (117 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000d2q1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2q1. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 21:16:41 / December 24, 2020 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:16:41 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 157.841° East, -9.4838° South, depth 10 km.
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 ten 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel anything?
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. 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: 188 km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.