A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Solomon Islands kilometers (0 miles) from Solomon Islands. Exact location, longitude 161.4148° East, latitude -10.2778° South, depth = 66.96 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 16:58:38 / April 2, 2017 @ 4:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:58:38 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.96 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008fi2. Unique identifier: us10008fi2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (36 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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