A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 186 km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (116 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35.51 km, 163.4312° East, -11.2385° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 12:21:08 / April 26, 2016 @ 12:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005blv. Unique identifier: us10005blv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.51 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:21:08 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 186 km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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