A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 167 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (104 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.9147 East, latitude -11.7643 South, depth = 158.66 km. Unique identifier: us6000d5hu. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5hu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 158.66 km (99 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:01:54 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 16:01:54 / December 22, 2020 @ 4:01 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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