A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 174 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (108 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 12:59:43 / September 20, 2016 @ 12:59 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:59:43 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.52 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10006r1x. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006r1x. Exact location of event, longitude 166.4862 East, latitude -12.1606 South, depth = 82.52 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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