A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Auki in Solomon Islands on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 23:20:44 / October 3, 2019 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 86.89 km (54 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005tfq. Id of event: us70005tfq. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:20:44 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 160.1474° East, latitude -8.4624° South, depth = 86.89 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Auki (c. 6 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Buala (c. 2 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tulaghi (c. 1 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tulaghi, Buala, Auki (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 69 km WNW of Auki, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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