A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 102 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (63 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bhmx. Unique identifier: us6000bhmx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 07:09:13 / August 14, 2020 @ 7:09 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.2282 East, latitude -11.5476 South, depth = 79.49 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 79.49 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:09:13 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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