A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.31 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 11:45:55 / December 31, 2020 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.1757 East, latitude -11.1061 South, depth = 60.31 km. The temblor was detected at 11:45:55 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d7gc. Event ids that are associated: us6000d7gc.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). 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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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