A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 139 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands (86 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008na6. Id of event: us10008na6. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:38:57 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 14:38:57 / April 25, 2017 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 165.9977 East, latitude -11.9669 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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