A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 115 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (71 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:51:11 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj4a. Unique identifier: us7000dj4a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.17 km (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.4966 East, latitude -11.5057 South, depth = 120.17 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 15:51:11 / March 13, 2021 @ 3:51 pm.
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 fifty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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