A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 188 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands (117 miles). Event id: us600041g9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600041g9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:56:13 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 166.1189 East, latitude -12.3937 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 20:56:13 / June 16, 2019 @ 8:56 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 188 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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