A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 142 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (88 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:53:00 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/20 / 2020-04-06 03:53:00 / April 6, 2020 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70008sia. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008sia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.1255 East, latitude -8.9733 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 142 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands.
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