A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (75 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us100076gz. Ids that are associated to the event: us100076gz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.646 East, latitude -11.4631 South, depth = 119.84 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 14:50:18 / November 2, 2016 @ 2:50 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:50:18 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.84 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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