A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (96 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 166.482° East, -11.9535° South. The temblor was detected at 07:09:12 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event id: us6000ders. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ders. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 07:09:12 / January 30, 2021 @ 7:09 am UTC/GMT.
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 seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 155 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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