A earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) strikes 173 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (107 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 22:41:12 / May 12, 2020 @ 10:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.36 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:41:12 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Lata in Solomon Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.5694 East, latitude -12.1059 South, depth = 112.36 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20133000, at00qa8poq, us70009f12. Id of event: us70009f12.
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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