A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 135 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands (84 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 13:39:16 / February 28, 2021 @ 1:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.54 km (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 115.54 km, 166.8423° East, -11.3774° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfjh. Id of event: us7000dfjh. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:39:16 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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