A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands (96 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 164.3836° East, latitude -10.8664° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cakj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cakj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 03:34:53 / October 15, 2020 @ 3:34 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:34:53 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 155 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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