A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 166 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (103 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ac2e. Unique identifier: us7000ac2e. The temblor was detected at 11:41:28 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 11:41:28 / June 20, 2020 @ 11:41 am. Exact location of event, longitude 166.8015 East, latitude -11.8598 South, depth = 231.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 231.09 km (144 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 166 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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