A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 199 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (124 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 167.0216° East, -12.0847° South, depth 194.4 km. The temblor was detected at 15:33:35 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a44p. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a44p. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 04:33:35 / July 30, 2017 @ 4:33 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 194.4 km (121 miles).
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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 199 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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