A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 158 km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands (98 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d37f. Unique identifier: us7000d37f. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 164.5207° East, -11.4051° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 19:31:23 / January 25, 2021 @ 7:31 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:31:23 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 158 km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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