A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 120 km SW of Buala, Solomon Islands (75 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 10:34:03 / June 5, 2020 @ 10:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, 158.6911° East, -8.757° South, depth 39.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000a6fn. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a6fn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.8 km (25 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:34:03 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty 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. 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: 120 km SW of Buala, Solomon Islands.
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