A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 193 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (120 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.38 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000djr9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djr9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 20:13:01 / February 20, 2021 @ 8:13 pm. The temblor was detected at 20:13:01 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 166.3013° East, latitude -12.4027° South, depth = 69.38 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 193 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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