A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 171 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (106 miles). Exact location, longitude 166.7606° East, latitude -11.964° South, depth = 231.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 231.96 km (144 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pbs. Id of event: us20009pbs. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 14:22:08 / June 20, 2017 @ 2:22 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:22:08 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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