A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 153 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (95 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008e9e. Unique identifier: us60008e9e. Exact location, longitude 166.6052° East, latitude -11.8812° South, depth = 139.54 km. The temblor was detected at 19:44:19 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 139.54 km (87 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 08:44:19 / March 7, 2020 @ 8:44 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 153 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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