A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 188 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (117 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:27:51 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 157.9829 East, latitude -9.3909 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 13:27:51 / July 17, 2017 @ 1:27 pm. Unique identifier: us20009z0i. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009z0i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 188 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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