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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Lata in Solomon Islands



Earthquake location -11.9669S, 165.9977WA 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 139 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 165.9977° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -11.9669° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 139km S of Lata, Solomon Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-25 14:38:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-09 20:50:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.454 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008na6 Id of event.
Event Code 10008na6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008na6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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