A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (75 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5eq. Unique identifier: us6000c5eq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 09:35:48 / October 4, 2020 @ 9:35 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:35:48 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.85 km (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 166.4684° East, -11.5849° South, depth 65.85 km.
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 five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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