A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 197.96 km (123 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000dd4h. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dd4h. The temblor was detected at 00:28:21 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 165.6082 East, latitude -10.8595 South, depth = 197.96 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 13:28:21 / February 26, 2018 @ 1:28 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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 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: 29 km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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