A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 108 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (67 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c5hv. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5hv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 60.67 km (38 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 17:36:57 / October 4, 2020 @ 5:36 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:36:57 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 166.3038° East, latitude -11.5677° South, depth = 60.67 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 108 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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