A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 155 km SSW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (96 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 12:14:58 / August 1, 2020 @ 12:14 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:14:58 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 156.1642° East, latitude -9.3346° South, depth = 10 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000b7yn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7yn.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 155 km SSW of Gizo, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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