A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands (83 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bh2t. Unique identifier: us7000bh2t. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 09:17:59 / August 29, 2020 @ 9:17 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:17:59 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 157.7922 East, latitude -8.8694 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 134 km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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