A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Monday. Event id: us20009n0s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009n0s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 166.0363 East, latitude -10.3903 South, depth = 169.57 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:12:53 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 169.57 km (105 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 17:12:53 / June 11, 2017 @ 5:12 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lata. Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (26 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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