A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 161 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (100 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:30:26 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 158.1212° East, latitude -9.1915° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 13:30:26 / July 17, 2017 @ 1:30 pm. Unique identifier: us20009z0j. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009z0j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 161 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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