A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 182.08 km (113 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 165.8349 East, latitude -10.6436 South, depth = 182.08 km. The temblor was detected at 03:15:49 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009q2v. Event ids that are associated: us20009q2v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 16:15:49 / June 21, 2017 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km N of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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