A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 16:27:53 / July 18, 2020 @ 4:27 pm. Event id: us6000b3dg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3dg. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:27:53 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 166.2481° East, -11.397° South, depth 68.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 68.91 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lata (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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