A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 191 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (119 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c6nh. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6nh. Exact location of event, longitude 167.2045 East, latitude -11.7596 South, depth = 193.44 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:42:07 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 08:42:07 / October 8, 2020 @ 8:42 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 193.44 km (120 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 191 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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