A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 114 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (71 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 160.8939° East, -10.2765° South, depth 41.59 km. Unique identifier: us20009lce. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009lce. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.59 km (26 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:11:16 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 02:11:16 / June 2, 2017 @ 2:11 am. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 114 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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