A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 297 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (185 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:09:20 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 01:09:20 / July 4, 2020 @ 1:09 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 154.6044° East, -9.6087° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000aksj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aksj.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 297 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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