A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b3gl. Unique identifier: us6000b3gl. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:01:14 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 16:01:14 / July 19, 2020 @ 4:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 166.5601° East, -11.0827° South, depth 119.83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.83 km (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lata (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 92 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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