A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 135 km SSE of Gizo, Solomon Islands (84 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b74. Id of event: us60008b74. Exact location of event, depth 28.78 km, 157.3774° East, -9.2086° South. Global time and date of event 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 17:50:35 / March 3, 2020 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:50:35 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.78 km (18 miles).
Each 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 three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 135 km SSE of Gizo, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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