A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km NW of Malango, Solomon Islands (65 miles) on Thursday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:23:15 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 158.9668 East, latitude -9.104 South, depth = 508.01 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 508.01 km (316 miles). Global time and date of event 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 07:23:15 / March 4, 2021 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000dfd5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfd5.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 105 km NW of Malango, Solomon Islands.
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