A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:19:46 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 15:19:46 / October 13, 2019 @ 3:19 pm. Event id: us70005wvh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005wvh. Exact location of event, longitude 165.7954 East, latitude -11.236 South, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata. Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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