A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 133 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.76 km (50 miles). Global time and date of event 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 02:34:26 / March 23, 2019 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:34:26 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k770. Id of event: us2000k770. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.1216 East, latitude -11.887 South, depth = 80.76 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 133 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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