A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 177 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (110 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 87.14 km (54 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007peg. Id of event: us70007peg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 14:47:12 / February 4, 2020 @ 2:47 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:47:12 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 166.6161 East, latitude -12.1254 South, depth = 87.14 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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