A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 116 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (72 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.23 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 166.1319 East, latitude -11.7205 South, depth = 63.23 km. Global time and date of event 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 13:50:39 / October 27, 2020 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:50:39 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c82l. Unique identifier: us7000c82l.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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