A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 155 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands (96 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 166.0092 East, latitude -12.1145 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:49:22 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003mm6. Unique identifier: us70003mm6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/19 / 2019-05-11 12:49:22 / May 11, 2019 @ 12:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 155 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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