A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 107 km WNW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (66 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 13:25:00 / January 22, 2017 @ 1:25 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:25:00 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008i55. Event ids that are associated: us20008i55. Exact location, longitude 158.19° East, latitude -7.558° South, depth = 50.42 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.42 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 107 km WNW of Dadali, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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