A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 119 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (74 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.01 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 166.2503 East, latitude -11.7159 South, depth = 73.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004exb. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004exb. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 22:55:36 / January 11, 2016 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:55:36 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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