A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 180 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands (112 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:39:47 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100088ft. Unique identifier: us100088ft. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 165.6852 East, latitude -12.3393 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 21:39:47 / March 11, 2017 @ 9:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 180 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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