A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 165.806° East, -10.727° South, depth 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 04:47:44 / August 10, 2019 @ 4:47 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:47:44 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000560h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000560h.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lata (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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