A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 132 km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands (82 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dfjm. Event ids that are associated: us6000dfjm. The epicenter was 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 reported at 08:59:02 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 08:59:02 / February 8, 2021 @ 8:59 am. Exact location, longitude 157.5687° East, latitude -9.0577° South, depth = 10 km.
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 seven 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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