A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Tuesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:19:51 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 165.1225° East, latitude -10.6671° South, depth = 63.54 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.54 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ah7g. Id of event: us6000ah7g. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 18:19:51 / June 16, 2020 @ 6:19 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lata. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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