A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 135 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (84 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 15:49:25 / October 28, 2020 @ 3:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:49:25 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c9ry. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c9ry. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.6748 East, latitude -11.5947 South, depth = 215.08 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 215.08 km (134 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 135 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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