A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 294 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (183 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:07:26 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 01:07:26 / July 4, 2020 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 154.7637° East, -9.7805° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us7000aksi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aksi.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 294 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands.
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