A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 193 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (120 miles). Global time and date of event 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 11:40:19 / July 25, 2020 @ 11:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:40:19 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 166.6508° East, latitude -12.2545° South, depth = 127.54 km. Id of earthquake: us6000b3yp. Event ids that are associated: us6000b3yp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.54 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 193 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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