A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km SW of Lata, Solomon Islands (71 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 27.66 km, 164.9926° East, -11.3417° South. The temblor was detected at 05:08:00 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 18:08:00 / November 6, 2019 @ 6:08 pm. Event id: us600068m4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600068m4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.66 km (17 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 114 km SW of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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