A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 177 km SSW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (110 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 156.1732 East, latitude -9.5603 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000aey5. Event ids that are associated: us6000aey5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 04:07:40 / June 15, 2020 @ 4:07 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:07:40 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 177 km SSW of Gizo, Solomon Islands.
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