A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 165.106 East, latitude -10.5243 South, depth = 70.37 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:19:34 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i6pt. Unique identifier: us2000i6pt. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.37 km (44 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 10:19:34 / November 4, 2018 @ 10:19 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 82 km WNW of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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