A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 158 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (98 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:17:40 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600084ps. Event ids that are associated: us600084ps. Exact location of earthquake, 166.783° East, -11.796° South, depth 210.05 km. 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: 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 00:17:40 / February 21, 2020 @ 12:17 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.05 km (131 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 158 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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