A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. Event id: us2000a6fw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a6fw. Exact location, longitude 165.726° East, latitude -11.1758° South, depth = 46.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 08:34:00 / August 5, 2017 @ 8:34 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:34:00 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.91 km (29 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (33 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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