A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 142 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (88 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 251.44 km (156 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.6171 East, latitude -11.7459 South, depth = 251.44 km. Id of earthquake: us2000at5g. Event ids that are associated: us2000at5g. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 11:32:17 / September 17, 2017 @ 11:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:32:17 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 142 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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