A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 141 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands (88 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 07:34:32 / September 19, 2020 @ 7:34 am. Exact location, longitude 164.511° East, latitude -10.8189° South, depth = 50.17 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:34:32 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0hr. Unique identifier: us6000c0hr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.17 km (31 miles).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 141 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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