A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 179 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands (111 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 164.1989° East, -10.8391° South, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:31:34 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pew. Id of event: us10006pew. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 16:31:34 / September 7, 2016 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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