A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Solomon Islands kilometers (0 miles) from Solomon Islands. Id of earthquake: us20009xwm. Event ids that are associated: us20009xwm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.32 km (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 161.4681° East, latitude -10.3407° South, depth = 64.32 km. The temblor was detected at 04:18:09 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 04:18:09 / July 10, 2017 @ 4:18 am.
Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira. Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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