A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 115 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (71 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 158.2684° East, latitude -8.7595° South, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us10008vhr. Event ids that are associated: us10008vhr. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:35:28 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 16:35:28 / May 21, 2017 @ 4:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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