A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 167 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (104 miles) on Monday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:09:06 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005dnp. Unique identifier: us10005dnp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 111.25 km (69 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 166.682° East, -11.9732° South, depth 111.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 16:09:06 / April 24, 2016 @ 4:09 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 167 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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