A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003rcy. Id of event: us10003rcy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 00:55:11 / October 26, 2015 @ 12:55 am. The temblor was detected at 11:55:11 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 166.6424° East, latitude -10.7123° South, depth = 34.99 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.99 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata. Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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