A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. Event id: us600057ee. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600057ee. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.6 km (33 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 166.287 East, latitude -11.4102 South, depth = 53.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:03:54 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/19 / 2019-08-20 13:03:54 / August 20, 2019 @ 1:03 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.
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