A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 113 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (70 miles). Exact location of event, depth 133.62 km, 166.6145° East, -11.3936° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.62 km (83 miles). Global time and date of event 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 14:04:59 / February 3, 2017 @ 2:04 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20008k8l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008k8l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:04:59 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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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