A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 97 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (60 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 161.036 East, latitude -10.3252 South, depth = 52.02 km. Global time and date of event 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 13:35:46 / April 29, 2017 @ 1:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.02 km (32 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:35:46 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008pnc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pnc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 97 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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