A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.12 km (55 miles). Id of earthquake: us10005dnh. Event ids that are associated: us10005dnh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 07:43:56 / April 24, 2016 @ 7:43 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:43:56 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 89.12 km, 166.0966° East, -10.9147° South.
Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lata. Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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