A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Tulagi in Solomon Islands. Event id: us6000cqub. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cqub. The epicenter was at a depth of 121.37 km (75 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 04:48:00 / November 18, 2020 @ 4:48 am. Exact location, longitude 160.7587° East, latitude -9.5772° South, depth = 121.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:48:00 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Auki, Honiara, Tulaghi (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Honiara (c. 56 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Auki (c. 6 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tulaghi (c. 1 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Taro’a (c. 500 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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: 84 km SE of Tulagi, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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