A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 191 km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands (119 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us60008f4j. Event ids that are associated: us60008f4j. The temblor was picked up at 22:54:46 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 164.1697 East, latitude -11.2712 South, depth = 24.75 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.75 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 11:54:46 / March 9, 2020 @ 11:54 am.
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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 191 km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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