A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 111 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (69 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:30:03 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 03:30:03 / March 4, 2017 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.54 km (13 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008893. Id of event: us10008893. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 20.54 km, 155.8093° East, -7.3157° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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