A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 96 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands (60 miles). Exact location of event, depth 18.29 km, 164.9538° East, -10.7045° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/15 / 2015-09-18 22:10:40 / September 18, 2015 @ 10:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jis. Unique identifier: us10003jis. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:10:40 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.29 km (11 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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