A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 120 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (75 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.7193 East, latitude -11.3644 South, depth = 94.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 01:50:28 / February 4, 2020 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.03 km (58 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007pdx. Unique identifier: us70007pdx. The temblor was detected at 12:50:28 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 120 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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