A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Gizo in Solomon Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:57:50 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 157.3235° East, -8.672° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ckk8. Event ids that are associated: us7000ckk8. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 28/11/20 / 2020-11-28 06:57:50 / November 28, 2020 @ 6:57 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gizo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Gizo (c. 6 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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