A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 178 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands (111 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6d3. Unique identifier: us2000a6d3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 23:08:25 / August 4, 2017 @ 11:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.219 East, latitude -11.5795 South, depth = 144.78 km. The temblor was detected at 10:08:25 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 144.78 km (90 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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