A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 16:21:59 / February 11, 2020 @ 4:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 165.9607° East, -10.5643° South, depth 70.59 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.59 km (44 miles). Unique identifier: us70007sfr. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007sfr. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:21:59 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lata (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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