A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 150.24 km, 166.3718° East, -11.1253° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:38:31 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 150.24 km (93 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dks. Unique identifier: us10008dks. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 20:38:31 / March 26, 2017 @ 8:38 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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