A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 134 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 115.86 km (72 miles). Exact location of event, depth 115.86 km, 166.5076° East, -11.7325° South. Id of earthquake: us2000ad5l. Event ids that are associated: us2000ad5l. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 06:41:11 / August 25, 2017 @ 6:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:41:11 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 134 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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