A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 165 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (103 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.7258 East, latitude -11.9289 South, depth = 116.83 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009kvk. Unique identifier: us70009kvk. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:50:06 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116.83 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 23:50:06 / May 12, 2020 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 165 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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